Linezolid and dexamethasone experience in a serious case of listeria rhombencephalitis


Yilmaz P. O. , Mutlu N. M. , Sertcelik A. , Bastug A., Dogu C., Kislak S.

JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.9, no.5, pp.670-674, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jiph.2015.12.018
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Page Numbers: pp.670-674

Abstract

Listeria rhombencephalitis is a rare cause of brain stem encephalitis. We report a case with a history of immunosupressive therapy due to Takayasu's arteritis that was treated with corticosteroids and linezolid for Listeria rhombencephalitis.