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Research & Reviews  982 results

Antenatally diagnosed intraspinal-posterior mediastinal neurenteric cyst - what is the ...
Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery; Bejjani N, Andraos R et. al.

Nov 30th, 2021 - Neurenteric cyst is a rare congenital anomaly that belongs to the spinal dysraphism spectrum. It is classically a disease of late childhood, with some rare reports of intrauterine and adult presentation. The increase in incidental antenatal diagno...

Non-corticosteroid adjuvant therapies for acute bacterial meningitis.
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; Fisher J, Linder A et. al.

Nov 24th, 2021 - Acute bacterial meningitis is a bacterial infection of the membranes that surround and protect the brain, known as the meninges. The primary therapy for bacterial meningitis is antibiotics and corticosteroids. Although these therapies significantl...

Infectious Meningitis and Encephalitis.
Neurologic Clinics; Bystritsky RJ, Chow FC

Nov 21st, 2021 - Infectious meningitis and encephalitis are associated with significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Acute bacterial meningitis is rapidly fatal and early recognition and institution of therapy are imperative. Viral meningitis is typically a ...

Global Plan Targets Elimination of Bacterial Meningitis Epidemics.

Nov 17th, 2021 - Global Plan Targets Elimination of Bacterial Meningitis Epidemics.|2021|Kuehn BM,|

Antibiotics prescription for targeted therapy of pediatric invasive pneumococcal diseas...
BMC Infectious Diseases; Chen TM, Li WH et. al.

Nov 16th, 2021 - Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) is a major cause of bacterial meningitis, septicemia and pneumonia in children. Inappropriate choice of antibiotic can have important adverse consequences for both the individual and the community. Here, we...

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Guidelines  1 results

The UK joint specialist societies guideline on the diagnosis and management of acute me...
The Journal of Infection; McGill F, Heyderman RS et. al.

Feb 5th, 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  57 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  11 results

Safety of and Immune Response to a Meningitis Vaccine in HIV-Infected Children and Youth

Nov 3rd, 2021 - In the United States, youth 2 to 24 years of age are at high risk for bacterial meningitis infection. Despite antibiotic treatment, the mortality rate for meningitis and sepsis can reach as high as 53% caused by Neisseria meningitidis. This rate c...

Investigating Meningococcal Vaccines in Adults

Oct 27th, 2021 - Neisseria meningitidis (N. meningitidis, meningococcus) is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis and septicaemia worldwide. The introduction of serotype specific glycoconjugate vaccines into the routine infant immunization schedule, in countries...

Population Pharmacokinetics of Commonly Used Antimicrobial Agents in Children of Bacterial Meningitis With Augmented Renal Clearance

Apr 13th, 2021 - The investigator's purpose is to study the population pharmacokinetics of meropenem, vancomycin, ceftazidime, ceftriaxone, ceftizoxime and linezolid in children of bacterial meningitis with augmented renal clearance and assess dosage individualiza...

Study of the Impact of an Intervention Performed by a Clinical Pharmacist on Patients at Risk of Pneumococcal Infection at the End of Hospitalization

Feb 2nd, 2021 - In France, Streptococcus pneumoniae is the leading agent involved in community-acquired bacterial pneumopathies and bacterial meningitis. The frequency of these infections is increasing in at-risk subjects. Paradoxically, pneumococcal vaccination ...

Open and Exploratory Trial to Investigate the Pharmacokinetic of Ceftobiprole Medocaril in Patients With CSF Device

Sep 16th, 2020 - Ceftobiprole is a very active new cephalosporin on staphylococci resistant to methicillin (SEMR: Staphylococcus epidermidis Resistant to Meticillin, SAMR: Staphylococcus aureus Resistant to Meticillin) and / or vancomycin; it is also very active o...

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News  139 results

Managing Simple Febrile Seizures Without Lumbar Puncture Safe: 15-Year Study

Nov 2nd, 2021 - Most children with simple febrile seizures (SFSs) can be safely managed without lumbar puncture or other diagnostic tests without risking delayed diagnosis of bacterial meningitis, new data gathered from a 15-year span suggest. Vidya R. Raghavan, ...

WHO Unveils Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030

Oct 8th, 2021 - The World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners recently released an ambitious plan, the Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030. Their goal is to reduce deaths and disabilities from bacterial meningitis, which kills about 250,000 people ...

Fast Five Quiz: Pneumococcal Infections

Sep 15th, 2021 - Pneumococcal infections are caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, a gram-positive, catalase-negative organism simply called pneumococcus. S pneumoniae is the most frequent cause of community-acquired pneumonia, bacterial meningitis, bacteremia, and ...

Fast Five Quiz: Pneumococcal Infections

Sep 15th, 2021 - Pneumococcal infections are caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, a gram-positive, catalase-negative organism simply called pneumococcus. S pneumoniae is the most frequent cause of community-acquired pneumonia, bacterial meningitis, bacteremia, and ...

Prediction rule identifies low infection risk in febrile infants
Heidi Splete

Jun 16th, 2021 - A clinical prediction rule combining procalcitonin, absolute neutrophil count, and urinalysis effectively identified most febrile infants at low risk for serious bacterial infections, based on data from 702 individuals The clinical prediction rule.

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Patient Education  5 results see all →