Child diagnosed with Elizabethkingia in Wisconsin

April 28, 2016 3:26 PM

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Child diagnosed with Elizabethkingia in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE — Children's Hospital of Wisconsin says one of its patients has been diagnosed with the bloodstream infection Elizabethkingia (ee-LIZ'-ah-beth-KING'-ee-ah).

The child is in the neonatal intensive care unit at Children's in metro Milwaukee. The hospital says there's no indication the child has a serious infection, but the case has been forwarded to state health officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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