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Old 05-22-2009, 04:18 AM   #183
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Ellen can pm you.... I need problems...... and shuch.... not good!!!
PM'd you Linda.

Spoke to Jimmy last night. They now believe the source of the infection started as Ecoli in her colon weeks or maybe even a month ago. Because the shunt has a drain that goes into the colon, the bacteria Ecoli was able to 'walk' up the tube to infect her brain as well, which could then cause a bacteria Meningitis. They are aggressively treating her with 4 kinds of antibiotics IV. If they can get this cleared up, they can save the shunt. In the meantime, Jimmy went home for a few days to dissinfect the house, eating utensils, bathrooms, etc just in case. I feel some relief that they have at least identified the issue so they can move toward resolution.
Have a good day all.
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