Bacterial meningitis in Egypt: analysis of CSF isolates from hospital patients in Cairo, 1977-78.

@article{Guirguis1983BacterialMI,
  title={Bacterial meningitis in Egypt: analysis of CSF isolates from hospital patients in Cairo, 1977-78.},
  author={N N Guirguis and K Hafez and M A el Kholy and John B. Robbins and Emil C. Gotschlich},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1983},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={517-24}
}
Bacterial meningitis remains a major cause of mortality and morbidity in many countries of the world despite effective antimicrobial therapy. Studies of the etiology and some laboratory characteristics of bacterial meningitis in Egypt were conducted during 1977-1978. All patients suspected of having bacterial meningitis were studied at the time of admission to the two fever hospitals of Cairo. Direct culture, serological identification of the capsular type, and countercurrent… CONTINUE READING

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