Healthcare-associated bacterial meningitis.


Healthcare-associated bacterial meningitis may occur after neurosurgical procedures, head trauma, and following placement of external or internal ventricular catheters. The likely microorganisms that cause meningitis in this setting (ie, staphylococci and gram-negative bacilli) are different from those that cause meningitis in the community setting. Any… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11908-011-0190-z


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