[Microbiological diagnosis of central nervous system infections].

  title={[Microbiological diagnosis of central nervous system infections].},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Gema Codina and Marina de Cueto and Diego Vicente and Juan E Echevarr{\'i}a and Guillem Prats},
  journal={Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiologia clinica},
  volume={29 2},
The infections of the central nervous system are associated with high morbidity and mortality. Several agents including bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa can invade the CNS. They are different clinical presentations of these infections: meningitis, encephalitis, brain and epidural abscesses and cerebrospinal fluid shunt infections. The clinical course… CONTINUE READING