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Epidemiology of central nervous system infections in Asia, recent trends

  title={Epidemiology of central nervous system infections in Asia, recent trends},
  author={Ht Chong and Ct Tan},
Infections of the central nervous system are important because of the endemicity of many of pathogens, the emerging and reemerging of new infections, the heavy burden they impose on the health care system, the confusing numbers of pathogens involved, the difficulty in arriving at exacting microbiological diagnosis and the significant mortality and morbidity rates in the affected patients. These are particularly so in Asia. The epidemiology of central nervous system infection in Asia exhibits… 
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