December 1976

Treating Pseudomonas cepacia Meningitis With Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.

Am J Dis Child. 1976;130(12):1365-1366. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1976.02120130071014

• An infant with neonatal meningitis caused by Pseudomonas cepacia responded promptly to treatment with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim) after other antibiotics had failed. Pseudomonas cepacia has proven to be resistant to most of the commonly used antibiotics.

(Am J Dis Child 130:1365-1366, 1976)