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582 Possible Causes for Bacterial Encephalitis

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    BACKGROUND: The ability of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) lactate to distinguish between acute bacterial meningitis (ABM) and aseptic meningitis/encephalitis (AME) is debated.[] Also, because inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) due to a herpesvirus may resemble bacterial meningitis, an antiviral drug that is effective against this virus is often[] Home CCC Bacterial Meningitis by, last update April 22, 2019 Reviewed and revised 14 November 2015 OVERVIEW Bacterial meningitis pyogenic infection of the cerebral ventricles[]

  • Bacterial Encephalitis

    For both immunocompromised and immunocompetent persons, bacterial encephalitis resulted in the longest hospital stays (34.[] Concomitant Viral and Bacterial Encephalitis after Temozolomide for Glioblastoma To send this article to your Dropbox account, please select one or more formats and confirm[] Idiopathic intracranial hypertension could be mere a chronic active bacterial encephalitis. J Neurol Neurorehabil Res. 2017;2(2):1-3.[]

  • Pneumococcal Meningitis

    Case Discussion This case is an example of a bacterial myelitis, which is an uncommon complication of pneumococcal meningitis.[] The differential would be encephalitis. CSF analysis demonstrated elevated protein and pleocytosis. Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen was detected.[]

  • Traumatic Pneumocephalus

    OBJECT: The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of the prophylactic use of ceftriaxone for the prevention of meningitis in patients with acute traumatic pneumocephalus. METHODS: In this prospective, single-institution, randomized clinical trial, 109 patients with mild head injury and traumatic[…][]

  • Listerial Meningitis

    Unlike other causes of acute bacterial meningitis, Listeria meningitis might be complicated by true encephalitis with extension of microorganisms and inflammatory cells into[] In our setting, rapid diagnosis and treatment of bacterial, tuberculous and cryptococcal meningitis, and of herpes encephalitis are most important, as these are treatable[]

  • Brain Laceration

    The ICD 9 Code for Other and unspecified cerebral laceration and contusion, without mention of open intracranial wound, unspecified state of consciousness is listed as 851.80. Additional information concerning this code and description can be found below including ICD 10 crosswalks / GEMS, and chapter information[…][]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    A patient with fatal recurrent meningococcal meningitis is described. Detailed complement and immunological investigation revealed a combined deficiency of C8 and anti-meningococcal antibody. An inability to make anti-meningococcal antibody in C8 deficient patients has not been previously reported.[]

  • Leptospiral Meningitis

    Herein, we report a patient with severe meningo-encephalitis due to leptospirosis with evidence of direct bacterial invasion into the central nervous system (CNS).[]

  • Tularemia Meningitis

    Epidemiology of meningitis and encephalitis in infancts and children in the United States, 2011-2014.[] Detection of pediatric bacterial meningitis pathogens from cerebrospinal fluid by next-generation sequencing technology.[]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Meningitis

    Louis encephalitis Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus Clinical Features Importantly, aseptic meningitis cannot be distinguished from bacterial meningitis based on clinical[] Inflammation in the subarachnoid space is accompanied by cortical encephalitis and ventriculitis.[] This may be exceedingly rapid in acute bacterial meningitis and death may occur in hours. Males are affected twice as often as females.[]

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