Isolation of cryptococcus, Candida, Aspergillus, Rhodotorula and nocardia from meningitis patients in egypt.

@article{Elias2009IsolationOC,
  title={Isolation of cryptococcus, Candida, Aspergillus, Rhodotorula and nocardia from meningitis patients in egypt.},
  author={Mona L Elias and Atef K Soliman and Francis J Mahoney and Al-Zahraa A Karam El-Din and Rana A El-Kebbi and Tharwat F Ismail and Momtaz M Wasfy and A. M. A. Mansour and Yehia A Sultan and Guillermo Pimentel and Kenneth C. Earhart},
  journal={The Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={84 1-2},
  pages={169-81}
}
Meningitis occurs throughout Egypt and is largely attributed to bacterial pathogens, but there is little information on fungal etiologies of meningitis. We, therefore, investigated fungal infections among Egyptian patients with acute and subacute meningitis who tested negative for bacterial and viral agents. A total of 1000 cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples… CONTINUE READING