Gardnerella vaginalis-infected scalp hematoma associated with electronic fetal monitoring

B. Hannie Eggink, C. Joan Richardson, Judith L. Rowen

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Abstract

Infections in the neonate caused by the vaginal commensal Gardnerella vaginalis are rare and mostly consist of bacteremia. A 4130-g term neonate developed an infection of a scalp hematoma with G. vaginalis. The infection developed in association with electronic fetal monitoring. The only clinical sign was an increase in size of the hematoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)276-278
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume23
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2004

Keywords

  • Fetal monitoring
  • Gardnerella vaginalis
  • Infected scalp hematoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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