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Device-Associated Meningitis by Linezolid-Resistant Staphylococcus haemolyticus in a Vancomycin- Hypersensitive Patient.

Priya Vijayan, Dwarakanath Srinivas, Nagarathna Siddaiah, Veena Kumari Haradara Bahubali,

Postsurgical device-related meningitis caused by multidrug-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci often complicates the treatment options. We report a rare and, to our knowledge, the first clinical case report of drain-associated meningitis caused by methicillin- and linezolid-resistant Staphylococcus haemolyticus following linezolid therapy in a vancomycin-hypersensitive patient subsequently treated with cotrimoxazole, resulting in clinical ... Read more >>

J Neurosci Rural Pract (Journal of neurosciences in rural practice)
[2019, 10(4):718-720]

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Streptococcus pluranimalium: Emerging Animal Streptococcal Species as Causative Agent of Human Brain Abscess.

Ganesh Maher, Manish Beniwal, Veenakumari Bahubali, Shamick Biswas, Nandeesh Bevinahalli, Dwarakanath Srinivas, Nagarathna Siddaiah,

Streptococcus pluranimalium is a new and emerging animal streptococcal species associated with primary infection in bovine and avian species. Data in the literature regarding its pathogenic significance in human beings are limited. We hereby report a case of brain abscess caused by S. pluranimalium in a healthy adult male. S. pluranimalium, a ... Read more >>

World Neurosurg (World neurosurgery)
[2018, 115:208-212]

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus intracranial abscess: An analytical series and review on molecular, surgical and medical aspects.

Veena Kumari Haradara Bahubali, Priya Vijayan, Vasundhra Bhandari, Nagarathna Siddaiah, Dwarakanath Srinivas,

<label>Purpose</label>Intracranial abscess caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is rare and unexplored. The aim of the present study is to examine the prevalence, clinical and molecular characteristics, treatment options and outcome of MRSA intracranial abscess over a period of 6 years.<label>Patientsand Methods</label>A total of 21 patients were included in this ... Read more >>

Indian J Med Microbiol (Indian journal of medical microbiology)
[2018, 36(1):97-103]

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus central nervous system infections--Analysis and outcome.

Veena H B Kumari, Arun R Babu, Dwarakanath Srinivas, Nagarathna Siddaiah, Sampath Somanna,

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)-associated infections are potentially devastating and fatal. It has two distinct pathogenic mechanisms: postoperative and spontaneous. In the study presented here, we review the epidemiology, clinical features, response to treatment, and outcome of MRSA central nervous system infections at our tertiary referral institute.In this analysis, we reviewed ... Read more >>

Br J Neurosurg (British journal of neurosurgery)
[2015, 29(3):413-418]

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An unusual infection, an unusual outcome--Fonsecaea pedrosoi cerebral granuloma.

Venkatesh S Madhugiri, Indira Devi Bhagavatula, Anita Mahadevan, Nagarathna Siddaiah,

Phaeohyphomycosis is caused by pigmented fungi that are not normally pathogenic. Fonsecaea is a rare cause of cerebral infections, most of which are caused by F. monophora. Brain infections caused by F. pedrosoi are very rare, and there are only a few case reports describing this. Most infections take the ... Read more >>

J Neurosurg Pediatr (Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics)
[2011, 8(2):229-232]

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Cerebral phaeohyphomycosis caused by Scytalidium dimidiatum: a case report from India.

Reeta Subramaniam Mani, Yasha Thagadur Chickabasaviah, Siddaiah Nagarathna, Akepati Chandramuki, Mandya Rudramurthy Shivprakash, Joy Vijayan, Devarahalli Krishnamurthy Prashantha, Pillai Shibu Vasudevan, Arvind Natarajan, Jerry Kovoor,

We report a case of cerebral phaeohyphomycosis caused by Scytalidium dimidiatum (synanamorph Nattrassia mangiferae) in a young, apparently immunocompetent Indian male. Etiological diagnosis was made by recovery of the fungus in culture and histopathological examination. The infection proved fatal despite aggressive antifungal therapy. ... Read more >>

Med. Mycol. (Medical mycology)
[2008, 46(7):705-711]

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