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“Honey moon” meningitis
  1. P Agouridakis,
  2. E Ioannidou,
  3. M Dalezios,
  4. V Panagopoulou,
  5. P Drandakis
  1. General Hospital of Rethymno, Rethymno, Greece
  1. Correspondence to:
 E Ioannidou
 General Hospital of Rethymno, Rethymno, Greece;


Streptococcus agalactiae is a rare cause of meningitis in healthy non-pregnant adults. A case of S. agalactiae meningitis is reported in a previously healthy young woman following sexual intercourse for the first time. The vaginal flora was the verified source of infection.

  • GBS
  • Healthy
  • adult
  • meningitis
  • vaginal

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