A Case of Community-Onset Meningitis Caused by Hospital Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Successfully Treated with Linezolid and Rifampicin

@article{Kandari2010ACO,
  title={A Case of Community-Onset Meningitis Caused by Hospital Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Successfully Treated with Linezolid and Rifampicin},
  author={M. Al Kandari and Wafaa Y. Jamal and Edet E Udo and A el Sayed and S Al Shammri and Vincent Olubunmi Rotimi},
  journal={Medical Principles and Practice},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={235 - 239}
}
Objective: To report a relatively rare presentation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) meningitis in a previously healthy boy in Kuwait. Clinical Presentation and Intervention: A 14-year-old boy presented with a 2 weeks’ history of headache and fever with increasing severity. He developed photophobia and double vision 2 days prior to his hospital visit and received ceftriaxone for 6 days prior to admission to the hospital. There was no history of head trauma or neurosurgical… CONTINUE READING

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