Sagarika Pradhan

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PURPOSE Ten years retrospective study to evaluate the bacteriological spectrum of community acquired acute bacterial meningitis (CAABM). METHODS Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples from 385 clinically suspected cases of pyogenic meningitis were processed for cell counts, cytospin Gram stain, culture, antigen detection by latex agglutination (LAT) and(More)
Despite the recent resurgence in reports of invasive Group A Streptococcal (GAS) infections worldwide, it remains a rare cause of pyogenic meningitis both in children and adults. We report a case of fatal GAS meningitis in a healthy adult emphasizing the need for clinicians to be aware of its fulminant course, prompting early diagnosis and treatment. There(More)
Introduction: The most dreaded complication in the minds of all orthopedicians is the fear of infection. Once frank infection develops then it is extremely difficult to eradicate. One of the proven measures to prevent infection is early deployment of appropriate antibiotic before the development of frank infection. Purpose: To find out and study the(More)
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