Endometritis and Neonatal Sepsis Due to Streptococcus pneumoniae

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Abstract

Attention is called to the rarely described clinical entity of pneumococcal infection involving both mother and neonate. A case is described in which neonatal sepsis and puerperal endometritis were documented by isolating Streptococcus pneumoniae type 3 from both mother and child. Clinical implications and a review of relevant literature are briefly discussed.

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