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601 Possible Causes for Bacterial Meningitis, Cystic Fibrosis

  • Sinusitis

    […] sinusitis can be fatal in diabetic or immunocompromised patients with invasive fungal disease Complications osteomyellitis mucocele meningitis epidural abcess cerebral abscess[step2.medbullets.com] Emphasis was also placed on identifying multiple chronic conditions that would modify management of rhinosinusitis, including asthma, cystic fibrosis, immunocompromised state[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The Sinuses in Cystic Fibrosis The sinuses are a group of 4 pairs of air filled spaces in the head.[web.stanford.edu]

  • Pseudomonas

    Mary Ann Heagney , An unusual case of bacterial meningitis caused by Burkholderia pickettii , Clinical Microbiology Newsletter , 20 , 12 , (102) , (1998) . John J.[doi.org] Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the key bacterial agent of cystic fibrosis (CF) lung infections, and the most important pathogen in progressive and severe CF lung disease.[cysticfibrosisnewstoday.com] PCN is readily recovered in large quantities in sputum from patients with cystic fibrosis who are infected by P. aeruginosa.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    meningitis (Neisseria meningitides ) Direct contact with ill person, large-droplets from coughs or sneezes Homes, schools, camps 2%-3% for a child whose sibling has active[health.harvard.edu] To determine the effect of respiratory viral infections on pulmonary function in infants with cystic fibrosis (CF) after the respiratory virus season (October through March[pediatrics.aappublications.org] fibrosis or bronchiectasis you have a pre-existing heart, lung, liver or kidney condition.[your.md]

  • Meningitis

    Bacterial meningitis has become an uncommon disease in the developed world.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] fibrosis hypoparathyroidism splenectomy sickle cell disease etc.[news-medical.net] fibrosis.[patient.info]

  • Pneumonia

    —Data from two sources, an intensive laboratory-based active surveillance system and the National Bacterial Meningitis Reporting System (NBMRS), were used separately to evaluate[doi.org] Examples include cystic fibrosis , asthma , COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), bronchiectasis , diabetes , heart failure , and sickle cell anemia .[web.archive.org] S pneumoniae remained the most common cause of bacterial CAP, at 5% of patients. [4] S pneumoniae is a common cause of bacterial meningitis , bacteremia , and otitis media[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acute Sinusitis

    A lumbar puncture was performed for suspicion of meningitis but showed no bacterial growth.[scitechnol.com] Cystic fibrosis and allergy are risk factors.[radiopaedia.org] Tooth infection: in rare cases a tooth infection may be the cause of acute sinusitis Other medical conditions: complications of other medical conditions such as cystic fibrosis[humanitas.net]

  • Otitis Media

    meningitis, brain abscess, or dural sinus thrombosis.[en.wikipedia.org] Children Antibiotics are usually only considered if your child: has a serious health condition that makes them more vulnerable to complications, such as cystic fibrosis or[nhsinform.scot] Bacterial meningitis after sinusitis and otitis media: ear, nose, throat infections are still the commonest risk factors for the community acquired meningitis .[doi.org]

  • Skin Infection

    Other types of bacterial infections include: Bacterial meningitis is a severe infection of the meninges, the lining of the brain.[onhealth.com] fibrosis or emphysema Current or recent hospitalization Despite vigorous attempts to eradicate them, staph bacteria remain present in hospitals, where they attack the most[mayoclinic.org] Pneumonia, meningitis, and food poisoning are just a few illnesses that may be caused by harmful bacteria.[medicinenet.com]

  • Meropenem

    Its low propensity for inducing seizures means that it is suitable for treating bacterial meningitis and is the only carbapenem approved in this indication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Author information 1 Pharmacy, Intermountain Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah; Intermountain Cystic Fibrosis Pediatric Center, Salt Lake City, Utah.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: To report a case of successful meropenem desensitization in a patient with cystic fibrosis (CF) with documented hypersensitivity to multiple antibiotics including[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pneumococcal Infection

    […] pneumonia, bacterial meningitis and bacteremia of any cause for year 2008, and the fraction of these that can be attributed to S. pneumoniae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] SEARCH METHODS: We searched the Cochrane Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group Haemoglobinopathies Trials Register, which is comprised of references identified from[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group Haemoglobinopathies Trials Register, which is comprised of references identified from comprehensive electronic database searches and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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