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Chapter 8 - Meningitis

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  23 July 2018

Rachel L. Chin
Affiliation:
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Bradley W. Frazee
Affiliation:
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Zlatan Coralic
Affiliation:
University of California, San Francisco
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van de Beek, D., de Gans, J., Spanjaard, L., et al. Clinical features and prognostic factors in adults with bacterial meningitis. N. Engl. J. Med. 2004; 351(18): 1849–59.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed

Additional Readings

Brower, M. C., Tunkel, A. R., and van de Beek, D. Epidemiology, diagnosis, and antimicrobial treatment of acute bacterial meningitis. Clin. Microbiol. Rev. 2010; 23(3): 467–92.Google Scholar
DeBiasi, R. L. and Tyler, K. L. Viral meningitis and encephalitis. Continuum 2006; 12(2): 5894.Google Scholar
Ricard, J.D., Wolff, M., Lacherade, J. C., et al. Levels of vancomycin in cerebrospinal fluid of adult patients receiving adjunctive corticosteroids to treat pneumococcal meningitis: a prospective multicenter observational study. Clin. Infect. Dis. 2007; 44(2): 250–5.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Perfect, J. R., Dismukes, W. E., Dromer, F., et al. Clinical practice guidelines for the management of cryptococcal disease: 2010 updates by the Infectious Disease Society of America. Clin. Infect. Dis. 2010; 50(3): 291322.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
van de Beek, D., de Gans, J., Spanjaard, L., et al. Clinical features and prognostic factors in adults with bacterial meningitis. N. Engl. J. Med. 2004; 351(18): 1849–59.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed

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