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Research & Reviews  173 results

Extra-pulmonary applications of procalcitonin: an updated literature review.
https://doi.org/10.1080/14737159.2022.2094705
Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics; Atallah CJ, Panossian VS et. al.

Jun 28th, 2022 - : Procalcitonin (PCT) is a biomarker with established performance in the differentiation between bacterial and viral infections, predominantly in pulmonary infections, as well as the diagnosis and prognosis of bacterial sepsis. However, the role o...

Possible levetiracetam-induced aseptic meningitis versus viral meningitis: Case report ...
https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NPR.0000843216.79693.7e
The Nurse Practitioner; Vickery SB, Roach JK et. al.

Jun 28th, 2022 - Possible levetiracetam-induced aseptic meningitis versus viral meningitis: Case report and literature review.|2022|Vickery SB,Roach JK,Parsons C,Vickery PB,|

Differences Between Viral Meningitis and Abusive Head Trauma.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2021-054544
Pediatrics Horton D, Burrell T et. al.

Jun 9th, 2022 - To evaluate the hypothesis that viral meningitis may mimic abusive head trauma (AHT) by comparing the history of present illness (HPI) and clinical presentation of young children with proven viral meningitis to those with AHT and those with subdur...

Serotype analysis of pediatric enteroviral meningitis in Gwangju, Republic of Korea: Nu...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2022.105192
Journal of Clinical Virology : the Official Publication O... Lee S, Yang JH et. al.

Jun 7th, 2022 - Enteroviral meningitis is a common disease in children; however, serotype data are still lacking, especially for late childhood. This study analyzed the number of annual cases, distribution by age group, and characteristics of each serotype among ...

A Case of Possible Levetiracetam Induced Aseptic Meningitis vs Viral Meningitis.
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1092852922000281
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....

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Guidelines  1 results

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 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  4 results

Validation of a Predictive Rule for the Diagnosis of Viral Meningitis in Adult Emergency Departments
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05062642

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02898948

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03759470

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03387969

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  25 results

How Do We Distinguish Between Viral and Bacterial Meningitis?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/972699

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
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/959246

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
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/206578/infectious-diseases/substantial-burden-enterovirus-meningitis-young?channel=39313
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.

‘Substantial burden’ of enterovirus meningitis in young infants
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/206578/infectious-diseases/substantial-burden-enterovirus-meningitis-young
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.

Meningitis before age 3 months: Consider enterovirus and parechovirus
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/143464/infectious-diseases/meningitis-age-3-months-consider-enterovirus
Bruce Jancin

Jul 28th, 2017 - MADRID – Ninety-five percent of cases of enterovirus and parechovirus meningitis in infants younger than 90 days old in the United Kingdom and Ireland were diagnosed through lumbar puncture and identification of the virus in the CSF by PCR, Seiles.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →