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Listeria cerebritis. Relapse of infection in renal transplant patients.
TLDR
High-dose penicillin or ampicillin therapy for four to six weeks is recommended for Listeriainfections in this select group of patients and a relapse rate of 35% is reported in transplant patients withListeriameningitis and/or bacteremia who are treated for less than three weeks.
Listeria cerebritis: relapse of infection in renal transplant patients.
TLDR
A relapse rate of 35% is reported in transplant patients with Listeria meningitis and/or bacteremia who are treated for less than three weeks; to the authors' knowledge, cerebritis in such patients has not been reported previously.
The spinal cord central canal: response to experimental hydrocephalus and canal occlusion.
TLDR
The findings suggest that the choroid plexus is responsible for producing neural tube dilatation in hydrocephalus and supports the concept that syringomyelia results from inadequate drainage of cerebrospinal fluid and increased pressure in the spinal cord central canal.