Evidence for Elizabethkingia anophelis Transmission from Mother to Infant, Hong Kong
Susanna K.P. Lau1
, Alan K.L. Wu1
, Jade L.L. Teng1
, Herman Tse1
, Shirly O.T. Curreem, Stephen K.W. Tsui, Yi Huang, Jonathan H.K. Chen, Rodney A. Lee, Patrick C.Y. Woo, and Kwok-Yung Yuen
Author affiliations: The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (S.K.P. Lau, J.L.L. Teng, H. Tse, S.O.T. Curreem, Y. Huang, J.H.K. Chen, K.-Y. Yuen, P.C.Y. Woo); State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Hong Kong (S.K.P. Lau, H. Tse, K.Y. Yuen, P.C.Y. Woo); Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong (A.K.L. Wu, R.A. Lee); School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (S.K.W. Tsui)
Figure 1. Clinical course of illness in 3 patients infected with Elizabethkingia anophelis in whom sepsis developed and the mother of patient 1, who had culture-negative postpartum fever, Hong Kong, 2012. Locations where patients were treated at the hospital and times when they were home are noted.CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; leaking, leaking of amniotic fluid (membrane rupture).
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