HABITAT Widely distributed in soil and water; found in raw meats, milk and other foods, also found in hospital environments and in other human clinical material. Flavobacterium meningosepticum is well recognized as a cause of neonatal meningitis and such infections have a poor prognosis. Meningitis due to F. This species may also cause pneumonia in both infants and adults. Colonization of the respiratory tract in compromised hosts may occur under endemic situations.
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