Early onset sepsis with pneumonia in a full term neonate due to Stenotrophomonas maltophilia

Laxman Basany, Roja Aepala


Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, a multi-drug resistant non fermenting gram negative bacillus is an increasingly common nosocomial pathogen, especially in intensive care units. Comparatively few cases of S. maltophilia infection have been reported in neonatal population. We report a case of early onset sepsis with pneumonia in a full term neonate due to S. maltophilia treated successfully.


Neonate, Pneumonia, Sepsis, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia

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