Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

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Meningitis Caused by Enterococcus gallinarum in an Immunocompetent Host

Huanqin Han 1 , * , Fan Mo 1 , Wuying Zhang 1 and Qingfeng Luo 1
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1 Department of Infectious Disease, Affiliated Hospital of Guangdong Medical University, Zhanjiang, China
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: September 2018, 11 (9); e67164
  • Published Online: August 15, 2018
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: February 5, 2018
  • Revised: July 27, 2018
  • Accepted: July 30, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.67164

To Cite: Han H, Mo F, Zhang W, Luo Q. Meningitis Caused by Enterococcus gallinarum in an Immunocompetent Host, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2018 ; 11(9):e67164. doi: 10.5812/jjm.67164.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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