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Successful treatment of early-onset morganella morganii sepsis in an extremely low birth weight infant


1 Department of Pediatrics, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, 325 Cheng-Kung Road, Section 2, Neihu, Taipei 114, Taiwan
2 Department of Pediatrics, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, 325 Cheng-Kung Road, Section 2, Neihu, Taipei 114; Department of Pediatrics, St Joseph Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Correspondence Address:
Wen-Tsung Lo,
Department of Pediatrics, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, 325, Cheng-Kung Road, Section 2, Neihu, Taipei 114; Department of Pediatrics, St Joseph Hospital, Kaohsiung
Taiwan
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DOI: 10.4103/jmedsci.jmedsci_353_21

Morganella morganii is a rare cause of neonatal infections, and early-onset neonatal sepsis caused by M. morganii is serious and even fatal. We describe an extremely low birth weight female infant with early-onset M. morganii sepsis to highlight the importance of awareness of this potentially fatal organism.


 

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