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Karapinar B. A., Sen C., Basaran B., Aydin D.
ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.35, no.3, pp.1245-1249, 2019 (SCI-Expanded)
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ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Rothia mucilaginosa, Stomatococcus mucilaginosa, meningitis, sinus surgery, antibiotic susceptibility, STOMATOCOCCUS-MUCILAGINOSUS, INFECTIONS, BACTEREMIA, CHILDREN, PATIENT
Istanbul University Affiliated:
Introduction: Rothia mucilaginosa, a member of the family Micrococcaceae, which is a normal flora member of the upper respiratory tract. Infections are very rare, but often causes opportunistic infections in immunosuppressed patients. We report the first case of Rothia mucilaginosa meningitis due to sinus surgery in a healty adult in Turkey. A literature research was done for the meningitis caused by Rothia mucilaginosa until recently.