Case Report
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2022.
World J Clin Cases. Oct 16, 2022; 10(29): 10565-10574
Published online Oct 16, 2022. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v10.i29.10565
Table 1 The various cases of meningitis and brain abscess caused by Listeria infection in adults in the past 3 years
Patient, age, sex (M/F), basic illness
Specific antibiotic treatment for Listeria
Zhang et al[21], 2021, China64 yr, F, nephrotic syndrome, membranous nephropathy Ampicillin combined with meropenemNoneRecovered
Zhang et al[22], 2021, China53 yr, F, SLEAmpicillin and TMP-SMX, meropenem NoneDischarged
Tecellioglu et al[23], 2019, Turkey44 yr, F, MSImipenem and linezolidShunt surgeryHastetraparesisDischarged
Cipriani et al[24], 2022, Germany69 yr, homeless, type 2 diabetesA guided stereotactic aspiration and antibiotic therapy with ampicillin and gentamicin Alight gait disorderDischarged
Zhao et al[25], 2021, China68 yr, MMeropenem and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole NoneRecovered
Cao et al[26], 2021, China50 yr, MAmpicillin, amikacin, and meropenem Intermittent mechanical ventilationDischarged
Zhang et al[27], 2021, China64 yr, M, tuberculosis and TIAPiperacillinNoneDischarged
Lan et al[28], 2020, China66 yr, FAmpicillin and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazoleNoneDischarged
Li et al[29], 2019, China37 yr, MVancomycin, meropenem, emergent surgery to insert a ventricular drainage tube Progressed rapidly Died
Ullah et al[18], 2021, United States64 yr, MNot describedRapidly deteriorated Died
Pereira et al[30], 2020, Brasil29 yr, F, SLECeftriaxone, vancomycin and acyclovir Persisted in a comatose state and developed multiple organ failure, nosocomial bloodstream infection Died
Asaeda et al[31], 2021, Japan 53 yr, M, moderate ulcerative colitisIntravenous meropenem and ampicillinNoneDischarged
Nakamura et al[32], 2020, Japan64 yr, F, relapsed and refractory FL Meropenem NoneDischarged
Morimoto et al[33], 2021, Japan41 yr, F, SLE, pregnancy Ampicillin NoneRecovered
Mahesh et al[34], 2020, India64 yr, M, ulcerative colitis Intravenous ampicillin, ceftriaxone NoneRecovered
Schutte et al[35], 2019, South Africa60 yr, MAmpicillin and gentamicin for 3 wk Psychotic episodes Discharged
Schutte et al[35], 2019, South Africa55 yr, M, HIVAmpicillin and gentamicin for 3 wkNoneDischarged