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).
1These authors contributed equally to this article.
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