Listeria meningitis and ventriculitis in an immunocompetent child: Case report and literature review Academic Article uri icon


  • Listeria monocytogenes meningitis is very rare in immunocompetent children. We present a case of a previously healthy 6-year-old girl who developed L. monocytogenes meningitis and ventriculitis. We also review the medical literature on non-neonatal L. monocytogenes meningitis in immunocompetent children.

publication date

  • January 1, 2012