Skaza A.T.,Institute of Public Health of Celje |
Kurincic T.S.,General Hospital of Celje |
Beskovnik L.,Institute of Public Health of Celje |
Paragi M.,Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia |
Bozanic V.,Institute of Public Health of Celje
Eurosurveillance | Year: 2011
We report here on the identification of the first meningococcal meningitis case in Slovenia caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup Z' in December 2010. The 19-year-old patient had not left the country during the incubation period. The patient was hospitalized and given the antibiotic treatment with cefotaxime very early in the course of the disease. The patient did not develop any complications during hospitalization and was discharged on 5 January 2011.