Three days old male baby from Germany has Sepsis. Cerebrospinal fluid specimen was taken and gram stain was made (image below).
- What are the findings?
- What could be the diagnosis?
Correct answer: Gram positive rods 3+ and polymorphonuclear leukocytes 1+.
This patiet has meningitis caused by Listeria monocytogenes.
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