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Research & Reviews  143 results

A Case of Possible Levetiracetam Induced Aseptic Meningitis vs Viral Meningitis.
CNS Spectrums; Vickery PB, Roach JK et. al.

Apr 29th, 2022 - Meningitis causes inflammation of the meninges and when bacteria are not the cause may be considered aseptic. Drug-induced aseptic meningitis (DIAM) can arise from the use of certain medications. The pathophysiology of DIAM is not well understood....

A case report of human infection with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus in Israel.
Journal of Medical Virology; Grupel D, Lustig Y et. al.

Mar 31st, 2022 - Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) is an often-overlooked cause for viral meningitis but can have severe consequences in certain clinical situations. We present the first documented infection by LCMV in Israel. The epidemiology of LCMV is e...

Measurement of anti-suprabasin antibodies, multiple cytokines and chemokines as potenti...
Clinical Immunology (Orlando, Fla.); Hoang TTT, Ichinose K et. al.

Mar 18th, 2022 - Neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus (NPSLE) varies in presentation and is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among patients with SLE. This study determined the most critical serum biomarkers for the development of NPSLE...

Convection Enhanced Delivery of the Oncolytic Adenovirus Delta24-RGD in Patients with R...
Clinical Cancer Research : an Official Journal of the Ame... van Putten EHP, Kleijn A et. al.

Feb 18th, 2022 - Testing safety of Delta24-RGD (DNX-2401), an oncolytic adenovirus, locally delivered by convection enhanced delivery (CED) in tumor and surrounding brain of patients with recurrent glioblastoma. Dose-escalation phase I study with 3+3 cohorts, dosi...

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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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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Validation of a Predictive Rule for the Diagnosis of Viral Meningitis in Adult Emergency Departments

Jan 24th, 2022 - Meningitis is the development of an inflammatory reaction in the meningeal space, most often of infectious origin. Many pathogens can cause meningitis, the severity of which varies greatly. Patients presenting with a febrile meningeal syndrome are...

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News  23 results

How Do We Distinguish Between Viral and Bacterial Meningitis?

Apr 25th, 2022 - This article was originally published in Portuguese on Medscape . Bacteria and viruses are the leading causes of community-acquired meningitis. Bacterial meningitis is associated with high morbidity and mortality, and prompt treatment with appropr...

Novel Virus Targeting Deadly Brain Tumors Shows Early Promise

Sep 22nd, 2021 - A novel virus engineered to target malignant gliomas, which are particularly aggressive brain tumors, may prolong survival, according to a recent phase 1 study. The findings, published June 29 in The Lancet Oncology, show early promise in targetin...

‘Substantial burden’ of enterovirus meningitis in young infants
Bruce Jancin

Aug 16th, 2019 - LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA – A prospective international surveillance study has provided new insights into the surprisingly substantial clinical burden of viral meningitis caused by enteroviruses and human parechoviruses in young infants, Seilesh Kadamba.

Can a Newborn Contract Meningitis From a Kiss?

Jul 19th, 2017 - The parents of a month-old baby announced Monday that their child died just days after being diagnosed with viral meningitis caused by HSV-1. The Iowa couple, whose plight made national news, say the disease was most likely given to the baby girl ...

Fast Five Quiz: What Do You Know About Meningitis?

Aug 9th, 2016 - Enteroviruses account for more than 85% of all cases of viral meningitis. They are part of the viral family Picornaviridae ("pico" for small, "rna" for ribonucleic acid) and include echoviruses, coxsackie viruses A and B, polioviruses, and the num...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →