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113 Possible Causes for Cerebrospinal Fluid Culture Negative, Photophobia, Viral Meningitis

  • Viral Meningitis

    Negative cerebrospinal fluid cultures occur in 20 percent of patients with acute community acquired bacterial meningitis.[dx.doi.org] Abstract An 18-year-old woman presented with a progressively worsening headache, photophobia feverishness and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Definition Viral meningitis is a viral disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges.[symptoma.com]

  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis

    Abstract On April 20, 2015, a female aged 15 years sought care at her pediatrician's office after 5 days of fever, myalgia, left parietal headache, and photophobia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] viral encephalitis A86 Unspecified viral encephalitis A87 Viral meningitis A87.0 Enteroviral meningitis A87.1 Adenoviral meningitis A87.2 Lymphocytic choriomeningitis A87.8[icd10data.com] 10 days after exposure Presents as an acute influenza -like illness – fever of 101-104 F with chills and muscle rigidity Other symptoms – malaise, retro-orbital headache, photophobia[arupconsult.com]

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    Symptoms can include fever, headache, photophobia, malaise, myalgias, and a petechial rash that begins on the wrists and ankles and spreads to the trunk.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] encephalitis, tuberculous meningitis, air embolism, and rarely mucopolysaccharidoses. 8 We suggest that in cases of encephalitis with MRI consistent with the starry sky pattern[neurology.org] Later manifestations include rash, photophobia, confusion, ataxia, seizures, cough, dyspnea, arrhythmias, jaundice, and severe abdominal pain.[visualdx.com]

  • Mollaret's Meningitis

    All patients with RLM ( 2 clinical episodes, lymphocytic predominance and negative bacterial culture from cerebrospinal fluid [CSF], and HSV-2 DNA in at least 1 CSF sample[wwwnc.cdc.gov] Most common clinical presentation was recurrent episodes of headaches and photophobia followed by a sustained mild fever lasting 5-7 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If you have experienced viral meningitis more than once, we would encourage you to ask your GP to investigate it to try and determine the cause.[meningitisnow.org]

  • Chemical Meningitis

    The cerebrospinal fluid findings shown in table 1. All cerebrospinal fluid cultures, stains, and serologies were repeated and were negative.[pmj.bmj.com] We report a case of a 45-year-old woman who presented to the emergency department (ED) with headache, nausea, vomiting, and photophobia after a lumbar epidural steroid injection[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As in viral meningitis, procalcitonin might be able to discriminate between bacterial and chemical causes of CNS inflammation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningism

    Bacterial culture and polymerase chain reaction for coxsackievirus and echovirus had negative results.[academic.oup.com] […] cerebral meninges The symptoms of neck stiffness, headache, and photophobia resulting from meningeal irritation.[icd9data.com] Subdural Hemorrhage Viral Meningitis These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.[link.springer.com]

  • Meningitis

    Negative cerebrospinal fluid cultures occur in 11 to 30 percent of patients with bacterial meningitis. 4-23 No significant differences in clinical presentation have been reported[doi.org] Other symptoms include photophobia, nausea, vomiting, lethargy and confusion. In newborns the typical symptoms are hard to detect.[flexikon.doccheck.com] To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our cookies policy Close Intended for healthcare professionals Education Viral meningitis Viral meningitis Clinical Review[doi.org]

  • Lyme Meningoencephalitis

    Gram’s stain and culture of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) were negative after 72 hours. An electrocardiogram revealed normal sinus rhythm with no PR prolongation.[healio.com] General symptoms of aseptic meningitis in children and adults include: fever chills stomachache painful headache body aches sensitivity to light, or photophobia loss of appetite[healthline.com] meningitis (VM) (all but 1 enterovirus); most of these children were 3 months old and had lumbar punctures as part of a “sepsis work-up”. 10 VM patients were 2.5 years old[nature.com]

  • Leptospiral Meningitis

    Thirty-nine cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples from patients presenting with meningeal abnormalities, predominance of lymphocytes and negative results by traditional microbiological[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] DRG Group #097-099 - Non-bacterial infect of nervous system except viral meningitis with CC.[icd.codes] Use of universal PCR on cerebrospinal fluid to diagnose bacterial meningitis in culture-negative patients.[scielo.br]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Blood culture for the etiological agent may be positive even when the cerebrospinal fluid culture is negative.[symptoma.com] The patient presented with back pain and urinary retention and this was followed by the development of headache, photophobia and a left VIth nerve palsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You therefore cannot say that bacterial meningitis is worse than viral meningitis.[biology.stackexchange.com]

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