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ALLMedicine™ Neonatal Meningitis Center

Research & Reviews  120 results

Gram-negative bacillary meningitis in an immunocompetent adult.
BMJ Case Reports; Ray A, Basu S et. al.

Jan 11th, 2023 - Escherichia coli is a rare cause of community-acquired meningitis comprising about 1% of adult cases. However, it is a common pathogen in neonatal meningitis and in nosocomial setting (especially after penetrating craniocerebral injury or subseque...

Progress and Challenges in Bacterial Meningitis: A Review.
JAMA Hasbun R

Dec 7th, 2022 - Bacterial meningitis is a worldwide health problem, with incidence rates ranging from approximately 0.9 per 100 000 individuals per year in high-income countries to 80 per 100 000 individuals per year in low-income countries. In low-income countri...

Control of resistance against bacteriophage killing by a metabolic regulator in meningi...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the Un... Connolly JPR, Turner NCA et. al.

Nov 3rd, 2022 - Ecologically beneficial traits in bacteria are encoded by intrinsic and horizontally acquired genes. However, such traits are not universal, and the highly mosaic nature of bacterial genomes requires control at the transcriptional level to drive t...

Interpretation of white blood cell counts in the cerebrospinal fluid of neonates with t...
BMC Pediatrics; García-De la Rosa G, De Las Heras-Flórez S et. al.

Aug 16th, 2022 - Difficulty in interpreting white blood cell (WBC) counts in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) complicates the diagnosis of neonatal meningitis in traumatic lumbar punctures (LP). The aim of our study was to determine the correction factor for WBC counts i...

Pasteurella multocida as a Rare Cause of Neonatal Meningitis Complicated by Empyema.
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Norlin C, Courtney A et. al.

Jul 28th, 2022 - A neonatal male injured by the family dog developed meningitis secondary to Pasteurella multocida . After initially defervescing with IV antibiotic treatment, he became febrile again, and imaging revealed a skull fracture and fluid collection. Fol...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Epidemiology, Treatment and Prognosis of Neonatal Meningitis in Turkey: A Multicenter Study

Jul 9th, 2019 - Meningitis, defined as inflammation of the meninges caused by different pathogens, is a serious infection associated with high morbidity and mortality. It occurs more commonly in the neonatal period than in any other age group. Neonatal meningitis...

Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Meropenem in Infants Below 90 Days of Age With Probable and Confirmed Meningitis

Feb 16th, 2015 - The primary objective will be to study the pharmacokinetics (plasma and cerebrospinal fluid) of meropenem in infants ≤ 90 days of postnatal age with probable or confirmed bacterial meningitis and to characterize the safety profile of meropenem in ...

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News  3 results

Urgent Call for Maternal Group B Streptococcus Vaccine

Nov 4th, 2021 - A new report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is calling on researchers, vaccine developers and funders to accelerate development of an effective vaccine against group B Streptoc...

E. coli, GBS account for majority of neonatal bacterial meningitis in Canada
Catherine Cooper Nellist

Jun 9th, 2017 - No major shifts appear to have occurred in the bacteria that cause meningitis in Canada, said Lynda Ouchenir, MD, University of Montreal, and her associates. “There is a paucity of information on the characteristics of neonatal meningitis in the e.

Intracranial Infection Can Mimic Hypoxic Injury on Imaging
Sherry Boschert

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO — What looks like damage from hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy on neonatal brain imaging actually can be caused by intracranial infection, Robert A. Zimmerman, M.

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