Campylobacter fetus subspecies fetus was isolated from the blood of a patient with chorioamnionitis and intact fetal membranes. The mother improved after appropriate antibiotic treatment, but the infant died of neonatal infection a few minutes after delivery. This is a very unusual etiology of intra-amniotic infection.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Immunology and Microbiology(all)
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases