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ALLMedicine™ Viral Meningitis Center

Research & Reviews  190 results

Clinical features and prognostic factors in adults with viral meningitis.
Brain : a Journal of Neurology; Petersen PT, Bodilsen J et. al.

Mar 18th, 2023 - Clinical features applicable to the entire spectrum of viral meningitis are limited, and prognostic factors for adverse outcomes are undetermined. This nationwide population-based prospective cohort study included all adults with presumed and micr...

Aciclovir Versus Placebo for HSV-2 Meningitis

Feb 1st, 2023 - To determine whether active treatment with (val)acyclovir is superior for treatment of viral meningitis compared with placebo assessed by numbers meeting a primary, objective endpoint at 7 days after randomisation

Two cases of Ramsay-Hunt syndrome following varicella zoster viral meningitis in young ...
BMC Neurology; Hwang YS, Kim YS et. al.

Jan 29th, 2023 - Ramsay-Hunt syndrome (RHS) due to varicella zoster virus (VZV) infection is commonly reported in individuals aged at least 50 years or immunocompromised individuals. VZV infection may invade the central nervous system (CNS) and cause meningitis or...

Diagnostic Accuracy of MRI for Detection of Meningitis in Infants.
AJNR. American Journal of Neuroradiology; Kralik SF, Vallejo JG et. al.

Dec 28th, 2022 - To determine the accuracy of MR imaging for diagnosis of meningitis in infants. Retrospective review of infants less than 1 year of age who underwent a brain MR imaging for meningitis from 2010-2018. Gold standard for diagnosis of bacterial mening...

A Case Report of Listeria Meningitis with Severe Rhabdomyolysis and Normal Renal Function.
The American Journal of Case Reports; Sourial M, Kapoor S et. al.

Dec 20th, 2022 - BACKGROUND Listeria monocytogenes is known to cause meningitis, bacteremia, and rhabdomyolysis, typically associated with acute kidney injury. We present the case of a young woman who developed severe rhabdomyolysis without kidney failure in the s...

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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  5 results

Aciclovir Versus Placebo for HSV-2 Meningitis

Feb 1st, 2023 - To determine whether active treatment with (val)acyclovir is superior for treatment of viral meningitis compared with placebo assessed by numbers meeting a primary, objective endpoint at 7 days after randomisation

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...

Procalcitonin (PCT) as a Diagnostic Marker of Bacterial Infection in the Patients Admitted for Fever and/or Inflammatory Syndrome to the Internal Medicine Department

Jan 23rd, 2019 - Levels of PCT (a marker of bacterial infection) are highest during sepsis: in fact, PCT is normally produced by the C cells in the thyroid gland. PCT was initially studied by Assicot1 for distinguishing between bacterial meningitis and viral menin...

Evaluation of Different Methods for Diagnosis of ME

Nov 30th, 2018 - meningitis is a notifiable disease in many countries, the exact incidence rate is unknown. In 2013 meningitis resulted in 303,000 deaths - down from 464,000 deaths in 1990. In 2010 it was estimated that meningitis resulted in 420,000 deaths, exclu...

Role of CSF-CRPand Serum Procalcitonin in Differentiation Between Bacterial and Viral Meningitis in Children

Jan 2nd, 2018 - Meningitis, since described first in the year 1805, has been one of the major lethal infectious diseases especially for the children in developing countries .Bacterial meningitis, still one of the most life-threatening potentially serious infectio...

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News  34 results

Neurologic Health Is Worse Due to Environmental Factors, Review Suggests

Nov 16th, 2022 - Neurologic health has worsened due to climate change and airborne pollution, a scoping literature review suggested. In a review that spanned 3 decades of research, temperature extremes and variability were associated with stroke, dementia hospital...

Polio Virus Found in NYC Sewer System

Aug 12th, 2022 - Polio virus has been discovered in New York City's sewers, suggesting that the virus is circulating in the city, New York's health authorities said today. The detection of polio in NYC alarming but not surprising, said New York State Health Commis...

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...

Largest-to-Date COVID Mortality Study Released

Nov 11th, 2020 - Following news that the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine achieved "more than 90%" efficacy in an interim analysis, the world is starting to focus on the limited initial supplies of COVID vaccines. A new medRxiv preprint looks at over 500,000 M...

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Patient Education  5 results see all →