Bacterial infections of the central nervous system in neurosurgery.

Abstract

CNS infections following clean neurosurgery are uncommon but occur with increased frequency following neurotrauma and placement of CSF shunts and ventriculostomies. When faced with the possibility of meningitis or brain abscess in these settings, the clinician must aggressively seek definitive diagnostic information by means of CT scanning and cell counts… (More)

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@article{Tenney1986BacterialIO, title={Bacterial infections of the central nervous system in neurosurgery.}, author={J H Tenney}, journal={Neurologic clinics}, year={1986}, volume={4 1}, pages={91-114} }