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16 Possible Causes for Cerebrospinal Fluid Abnormality, Meningococcal Carrier

  • Meningitis

    fluid abnormalities.[doi.org] Proportion of meningococcal carriers and high‐risk persons who were culture‐negative at end of follow‐up. Occurrence of relapse and re‐colonisation.[doi.org] The effect of immunization with meningococcal group C polysaccharide on the carrier state. J. Exp.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    A suspected case of meningococcal meningitis was diagnosed in a 24-year-old sailor onboard an aircraft carrier at sea in 2003.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of incidence, carriage and case-carrier ratios for meningococcal meningitis in the African meningitis belt and describe their variations across the endemic, hyperendemic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Scatterplot of meningococcal serogroup A monthly incidence rates and carriage prevalence across case carrier observation units.[journals.plos.org]

  • Bacterial Encephalitis

    It can be spread by droplets coughed or sneezed out by an infected person or by a carrier; many outbreaks of meningococcal infection occur in people living in close quarters[drreddy.com]

  • Pneumococcal Meningitis

    Cerebrospinal fluid abnormalities in bacterial meningitis include a markedly increased opening pressure ( 180 mm H 2 O), increased presence of white blood cells (normal: 0[path.upmc.edu] About 1 in 10 people carry meningococcal bacteria in their nose or throat but don’t get sick from it; these carriers can still transmit the bacteria without knowing it. ([everydayhealth.com] S pneumoniae was isolated from both blood and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in 19 (76%) children.[caribbean.scielo.org]

  • Legionella Meningoencephalitis

    The risk of infection is greatest in crowded conditions or after prolonged close contact with a carrier or a person with the illness.[travelhealthpro.org.uk] -Use should be restricted to high-risk of meningococcal disease situations.[drugs.com] You should consider pre-travel vaccination with meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) vaccine if you are visiting outbreak areas, and, are: Likely to have close contact with the local[travelhealthpro.org.uk]

  • Cat Scratch Meningoencephalitis

    Q fever meningoencephalitis associated with bilateral abducens nerve paralysis, bilateral optic neuritis and abnormal cerebrospinal fluid findings.[dovepress.com] It can be spread by droplets coughed or sneezed out by an infected person or by a carrier; many outbreaks of meningococcal infection occur in people living in close quarters[drreddy.com]

  • Hemophilus Meningitis

    TY - JOUR T1 - Absent or minimal cerebrospinal fluid abnormalities in haemophilus influenzae meningitis AU - Hegenbarth, Mary A. AU - Green, Michael AU - Rowley, Anne H.[scholars.northwestern.edu] […] disease can occur at any age, its incidence is highest in infants, adolescents and young adults.9 Adolescents and young adults are the primary carriers of meningococcal bacteria[pfizer.com] For unknown reasons, only a small fraction of carriers develop meningitis.[columbianeurology.org]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Meningitis

    Cerebrospinal fluid examination Day 1 Day 6 Day 11 Appearance Colorless, clear Colorless, hazy Colorless, slightly hazy Total cell count/cumm 2110 1180 3200 Polymorphs (%)[academic.oup.com] About 1 in 10 people carry meningococcal bacteria in their nose or throat but don’t get sick from it; these carriers can still transmit the bacteria without knowing it. ([everydayhealth.com] Lumbar puncture (LP) See separate articles Lumbar Puncture and Cerebrospinal Fluid for normal values and interpretation of abnormal CSF findings.[patient.info]

  • AIDS-associated Meningoencephalitis

    Lumbar puncture (LP) See separate articles Lumbar Puncture and Cerebrospinal Fluid for normal values and interpretation of abnormal CSF findings.[patient.info] At any one time, about 10 to 25 per cent of the population are carriers. Meningococcal Septicaemia Some bacteria that cause meningitis can also cause septicaemia.[health24.com] […] spinal fluid (CSF) HIV viral loads and T2-weighted signal abnormalities on magnetic resonance imaging of the brain.[cid.oxfordjournals.org]

  • Meningism

    fluid, [1] the severity of the generalized illness, decreased level of consciousness or abnormally low count of white blood cells in the CSF. [4] Meningitis caused by H.[marefa.org] In the past, travelers returning from Islam's Hajj pilgrimage were at increased risk for contracting meningitis or becoming carriers of N. meningitidis.[medscape.com] 19–37% in adults. [1] [4] Risk of death is predicted by various factors apart from age, such as the pathogen and the time it takes for the pathogen to be cleared from the cerebrospinal[marefa.org]

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