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Research & Reviews  2,599 results

Bacterial Meningitis in the Absence of Pleocytosis in Children: A Systematic Review.
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003085
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Zimmermann P, Curtis N

Feb 16th, 2021 - One of the main features of bacterial meningitis is pleocytosis. However, when children with meningitis present within hours of onset of symptoms, there is the possibility that the meninges are not yet sufficiently inflamed to lead to pleocytosis....

Type IV pilus retraction enables sustained bacteremia and plays a key role in the outco...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1009299
PLoS Pathogens; Barnier JP, Euphrasie D et. al.

Feb 16th, 2021 - Neisseria meningitidis (the meningococcus) remains a major cause of bacterial meningitis and fatal sepsis. This commensal bacterium of the human nasopharynx can cause invasive diseases when it leaves its niche and reaches the bloodstream. Blood-bo...

Serum levels of neurofilament light chain, neuron-specific enolase and S100 calcium-bin...
https://doi.org/10.1080/23744235.2021.1883730
Infectious Diseases (London, England); Grønhøj MH, Sejbaek T et. al.

Feb 15th, 2021 - Acute bacterial meningitis (ABM) is a severe disease with an overall poor outcome. Neurofilament (NFL) has shown to be a promising biomarker of neuroaxonal injury in various neurological disorders but has not been investigated in ABM. The aims of ...

High-dose steroid and heparin: a novel therapy for cerebral vasculitis associated with ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7875284
BMJ Case Reports; Hummel BA, Blackburn J et. al.

Feb 10th, 2021 - Cerebral vasculitis is a serious complication of bacterial meningitis that can cause significant morbidity and mortality due to stroke. Currently, there are no treatment guidelines or safety and efficacy studies on the management of cerebral vascu...

Oligodeoxynucleotides containing unmethylated cytosine-guanine motifs are effective imm...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7852218
Journal of Neuroinflammation; Ribes S, Zacke L et. al.

Feb 3rd, 2021 - Bacterial meningitis is a fatal disease with a mortality up to 30% and neurological sequelae in one fourth of survivors. Available vaccines do not fully protect against this lethal disease. Here, we report the protective effect of synthetic oligod...

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Guidelines  15 results

Protein Oxidation Biomarkers & Myeloperoxidase Activation in Cerebrospinal Fluid in Childhood Bacterial Meningitis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31581487
Antioxidants (Basel); Rugemalira E,et al

Sep 30th, 2019 - The immunological response in bacterial meningitis (BM) causes the formation of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species (ROS, RNS) and activates myeloperoxidase (MPO), an inflammatory enzyme. Thus, structural oxidative and nitrosative damage to prote...

Meningitis Workup
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/232915-workup

Jul 15th, 2019 - The diagnostic challenges in patients with clinical findings of meningitis are as follows: Early identification and treatment of patients with acute bacterial meningitis Assessing whether a treatable central nervous system (CNS) infection is pre...

Aseptic and Bacterial Meningitis: Evaluation, Treatment, and Prevention
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0901/p314.html
American Family Physician;

Aug 31st, 2017 - The etiologies of meningitis range in severity from benign and self-limited to life-threatening with potentially severe morbidity. Bacterial meningitis is a medical emergency that requires prompt recognition and treatment. Mortality remains high d...

ESCMID guideline: diagnosis and treatment of acute bacterial meningitis.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2016.01.007
Clinical Microbiology and Infection : the Official Public... van de Beek D, Cabellos C et. al.

Apr 11th, 2016 - ESCMID guideline: diagnosis and treatment of acute bacterial meningitis.|2016|van de Beek D,Cabellos C,Dzupova O,Esposito S,Klein M,|therapeutic use,diagnosis,drug therapy,microbiology,diagnosis,drug therapy,

The UK joint specialist societies guideline on the diagnosis and management of acute me...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2016.01.007
The Journal of Infection; McGill F, Heyderman RS et. al.

Feb 4th, 2016 - Bacterial meningitis and meningococcal sepsis are rare conditions with high case fatality rates. Early recognition and prompt treatment saves lives. In 1999 the British Infection Society produced a consensus statement for the management of immunoc...

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Drugs  105 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  2,839 results

Ampicillin - ampicillin injection, powder, for solution-Medical Purchasing Solutions, LLC
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=bbf118c0-7cd3-5a82-e053-2a95a90ac8c8

Feb 21st, 2021 - Ampicillin for Injection, USP is indicated in the treatment of infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated organisms in the following conditions: Respiratory Tract Infections caused by S. pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus (penicilli...

Bacterial Meningitis in the Absence of Pleocytosis in Children: A Systematic Review.
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003085
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Zimmermann P, Curtis N

Feb 16th, 2021 - One of the main features of bacterial meningitis is pleocytosis. However, when children with meningitis present within hours of onset of symptoms, there is the possibility that the meninges are not yet sufficiently inflamed to lead to pleocytosis....

Type IV pilus retraction enables sustained bacteremia and plays a key role in the outco...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1009299
PLoS Pathogens; Barnier JP, Euphrasie D et. al.

Feb 16th, 2021 - Neisseria meningitidis (the meningococcus) remains a major cause of bacterial meningitis and fatal sepsis. This commensal bacterium of the human nasopharynx can cause invasive diseases when it leaves its niche and reaches the bloodstream. Blood-bo...

Serum levels of neurofilament light chain, neuron-specific enolase and S100 calcium-bin...
https://doi.org/10.1080/23744235.2021.1883730
Infectious Diseases (London, England); Grønhøj MH, Sejbaek T et. al.

Feb 15th, 2021 - Acute bacterial meningitis (ABM) is a severe disease with an overall poor outcome. Neurofilament (NFL) has shown to be a promising biomarker of neuroaxonal injury in various neurological disorders but has not been investigated in ABM. The aims of ...

High-dose steroid and heparin: a novel therapy for cerebral vasculitis associated with ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7875284
BMJ Case Reports; Hummel BA, Blackburn J et. al.

Feb 10th, 2021 - Cerebral vasculitis is a serious complication of bacterial meningitis that can cause significant morbidity and mortality due to stroke. Currently, there are no treatment guidelines or safety and efficacy studies on the management of cerebral vascu...

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News  191 results

5 Things to Know About Meningococcal Disease
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/940754

Nov 10th, 2020 - Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcus) is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis and septicemia, with about 1.2 million cases of infection and 135,000 deaths globally each year. Because death can rapidly follow infection, cases should be consider...

5 Things to Know About Meningococcal Disease
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940754

Nov 10th, 2020 - Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcus) is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis and septicemia, with about 1.2 million cases of infection and 135,000 deaths globally each year. Because death can rapidly follow infection, cases should be consider...

COVID Takes Challenge of Tracking Infectious College Students to New Level
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/938979

Oct 11th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. As students returned to the University of Missouri, the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services saw a COVID spike, wi...

Protein Oxidation Biomarkers & Myeloperoxidase Activation in Cerebrospinal Fluid in Childhood Bacterial Meningitis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31581487
Antioxidants (Basel); Rugemalira E,et al

Sep 30th, 2019 - The immunological response in bacterial meningitis (BM) causes the formation of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species (ROS, RNS) and activates myeloperoxidase (MPO), an inflammatory enzyme. Thus, structural oxidative and nitrosative damage to prote...

Meningitis Workup
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/232915-workup

Jul 15th, 2019 - The diagnostic challenges in patients with clinical findings of meningitis are as follows: Early identification and treatment of patients with acute bacterial meningitis Assessing whether a treatable central nervous system (CNS) infection is pre...

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Patient Education  5 results see all →