Listeriosis in Children

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T.O. Kriuchko


Listeriosis — an infectious disease, little known in the practice of pediatrician, despite the fact that the history of its study has more than one hundred years. It is characterized by a variety of routes and factors of transmission, polymorphism of clinical manifestations with signs of disorders in central nervous system, reproductive system, development of septicemia. The disease sometimes occurs in the form of long asymptomatic carrier state, and is associated with high mortality in infants and people with immune deficiencies. Causal therapy involves the administration of tetracyclines, penicillins, macrolides, aminoglycosides, and pathogenetic therapy involves detoxification and immunotropic drugs that corresponds to the severity of intoxication and type of immunodeficiency.

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Kriuchko, T. “Listeriosis in Children”. CHILD`S HEALTH, no. 1.60, Mar. 2015, pp. 153-9, doi:10.22141/2224-0551.1.60.2015.75002.
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