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Fatal case of meningococcal infection – a salutary tale

Originally posted on AIMED – Let's talk about antibiotics:
This unfortunate 27 year old pregnant woman collapsed at home with a seizure and then died soon after.  She had a disseminated W135 serotype infection – this serotype has been associated…

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