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Table 1 Listeriosis in Portugal: 1994–2003

From: Listeriosis in Portugal: an existing but under reported infection

Date of isolation Age†/Sex*† Predisposing factors† Clinical manifestations† Isolated from†‡ Clinical outcome†
November 1994 New-born/M Age DNR Liver Fatal
1996 DNR/M HIV Fever Blood and CSF DNR
July 1997 DNR DNR DNR Blood DNR
September 1997 DNR DNR DNR CSF DNR
October 1997 DNR DNR DNR CSF DNR
1998 54/M DNR DNR Blood DNR
April 1998 DNR DNR DNR CSF DNR
January 1999 DNR DNR DNR CSF DNR
July 1999 DNR DNR DNR CSF DNR
September 1999 DNR DNR DNR Blood DNR
October 1999 New-born/F Age DNR Lung Fatal
2000 48/M DNR Fever and headache Stiff neck CSF DNR
2000 25/F Pregnancy Flu syndrome 15 days before birth Vaginal culture Birth at 36 weeks of pregnancy
2000 New-born/DNR Age Hypotonia, breath difficulties, sepsis at birth.
Apgar score 5 (1 min) – 7 (5 min)
Blood Favourable without sequelae
March 2000 DNR DNR DNR Blood DNR
April 2000 DNR DNR DNR Blood DNR
June 2000 DNR DNR DNR CSF DNR
October 2000 DNR DNR DNR Blood DNR
May 2001 41/M Cirrhosis DNR Blood Fatal
October 2001 85/M Age DNR Blood Fatal
February 2002 DNR/M DNR Meningitis CSF DNR
March 2002 55/M Haematological illness. DNR Blood Favourable
2003 75/F Chronic renal failure DNR Blood Favourable
2003 New-born/DNR Age DNR Blood Favourable
2003 DNR/F DNR DNR Vaginal culture DNR
2003 DNR/F DNR DNR Vaginal culture DNR
January 2003 69/M Age DNR Blood Favourable
February 2003 74/F Age Meningitis CSF Favourable
February 2003 31/F Pregnancy DNR Placenta Favourable
April 2003 New-born/DNR Age DNR Blood Favourable without sequelae
April 2003 67/M Corticosteroid therapy.
Nephritic syndrome
Meningitis Blood, CSF and ascitic fluid Fatal (Septic shock)
May 2003 25/M DNR Meningitis CSF DNR
July 2003 85/F Age DNR CSF DNR
October 2003 50/M Alcoholism DNR Blood/CSF Fatal
November 2003 48/M DNR DNR CSF With internment return but without sequelae
  1. †DNR, Data not recorded.
  2. *F, Female; M, Male.
  3. ‡CSF, cerebrospinal fluid.