Saurabh Chiwane, MD

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Cellulitis-Adenitis From Late-Onset Group B Streptococcus Infection

February 07, 2013

A 2-month-old infant had right submandibular swelling with inflammation and induration up to the nape of neck. Ultrasonography showed multiple enlarged lymph nodes with soft tissue swelling. Blood cultures grew Gram-positive cocci, which were identified as group B streptococci. Late-onset GBS infection is acquired from colonized household contacts.