[Incidence of meningitis in patients 0-12 years old in the Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Manaus].

@article{Vieira2001IncidenceOM,
  title={[Incidence of meningitis in patients 0-12 years old in the Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Manaus].},
  author={J. C. F. Vieira},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  year={2001},
  volume={59 2-A},
  pages={227-9}
}
The author analyzes the incidence of meningitis in patients with age ranging 0-12 years old treated in Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Manaus, during a period of two years. The illness is correlated with the etiological agent, treatment, follow-up, immediate and late complications, as well as the death by the illness. Comparison of results in this hospital experience with the literature allows a profile of the situation of meningitis in the State of Amazonas, Brazil.