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432 Possible Causes for Bacterial Meningitis, Gram-Positive Bacteria

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Infection

    meningitis cases from a hematogenous or postoperative source.[aafp.org] These gram-positive , sphere-shaped (coccal) bacteria often cause skin infections but can cause pneumonia, heart valve infections, and bone infections.[msdmanuals.com] Gram-positive bacteria acquire resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics through the production of a protein called PBP2a, which is able to avoid the inhibitory effects of the[bcm.edu]

  • Listeria Meningitis

    We treated this bacterial meningitis with antibiotic medicine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] SLE patients who had a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) culture positive for L. monocytogenes or other gram-positive bacteria were included.[acrabstracts.org] High degree of alert is essential among clinicians and microbiologists whenever gram variable or Gram-positive bacteria are noticed on Gram-stain. References 1.[ijhas.in]

  • Gram Negative Bacterial Infection

    Bacterial meningitis in adults. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: . Updated September 26, 2017. Accessed December 11, 2017.[winchesterhospital.org] DOI: 10.1128/jb.173.7.2398-2400.1991 ABSTRACT It was demonstrated that mycoplasmas, gram-negative bacteria, and certain gram-positive bacteria share a similar protein antigen[jb.asm.org] Bacterial meningitis. www.cdc.gov/meningitis/bacterial.html. Updated January 25, 2017. Accessed October 8, 2018. Nath A. Meningitis: bacterial, viral, and other.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Listeriosis

    The third most frequent agent of perinatal bacterial meningitis is Listeria monocytogenes, in Hungary, its occurrence is, however, uncommon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Listeriosis requires rapid treatment with antibiotics and most drugs suitable for Gram-positive bacteria are effective against L. monocytogenes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Blood cultures Lumbar puncture : indicated for suspected Listeria meningitis CSF analysis : findings indicating bacterial meningitis Microscopy (low sensitivity) CSF culture[amboss.com]

  • Alpha-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    S.pneumoniae is the most common cause of bacterial meningitis in adults and children, and is one of the top two isolates found in ear infection, otitis media.[microbiologyinpictures.com] BACKGROUND: Infections caused by antibiotics-resistant Gram-positive bacteria have been reported from many pediatric hematology-oncology centers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Definition (NCI) A genus of Gram-positive bacteria in the phylum Firmicutes and the lactic acid bacteria group.[fpnotebook.com]

  • Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    Acute bacterial meningitis in adults. A review of 493 episodes. ‎ Página 323 - F, et al.[books.google.es] Definition (NCI) A species of facultatively anaerobic, Gram positive, cocci shaped bacteria in the phylum Firmicutes.[fpnotebook.com] Keywords Adolescent — Adult — Female — Humans — Male — Meningitis, Bacterial/ etiology/microbiology — Middle Aged — Streptococcal Infections/ etiology/microbiology — Streptococcus[archive-ouverte.unige.ch]

  • Septicemia

    ‘Now health chiefs are considering whether a further jab which fights bacterial meningitis, septicemia and pneumonia could save lives.’[oxforddictionaries.com] Twelve hundred and six (78.6%) isolates were gram negative while 328 (23.4%) were gram positive bacteria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Approximately 45% of the cases of septicemia are due to gram-positive bacteria. Approximately 10% of the cases of septicemia are due to fungi, mainly the yeast Candida.[faculty.ccbcmd.edu]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Several reports have indicated that this organism causes 19% to 33% of infections that results in bacterial meningitis in children.[phagetherapycenter.com] Vancomycin View full drug information Vancomycin acts by inhibiting proper cell wall synthesis in gram-positive bacteria.[emedicine.medscape.com] كنت مغماه en Streptococcus suis is a bacterial pathogen that has its natural reservoir in pigs but can infect humans, causing meningitis, septicaemia, endocarditis and arthritis[ar.glosbe.com]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Bacterial meningitis: Pneumococcal meningitis infections cause more than 50% of all bacterial meningitis cases in the U.S.[health.ny.gov] Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, is a gram-positive bacteria responsible for many types of pneumococcal infections.[news-medical.net] Invasive pneumococcal disease is the leading cause of bacterial meningitis in the United States. Immunisation against pneumococcal disease begins in Kenya on Monday.[diki.pl]

  • Bacteremia

    Persistent bacteremia can also occur as part of the infection process of typhoid fever, brucellosis, and bacterial meningitis.[en.wikipedia.org] bacteria Bacteremia due to gram positive bacteria Bacteremia due to Salmonella Bacteremia due to Staphylococcus aureus Gram neg bacteremia Gram negative bacteremia Gram pos[icd9data.com] Meningitis: This represents the bacterial infection of the brain’s meninges.[symptoma.com]

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