Latex agglutination test: an adjunct to the laboratory diagnosis of pyogenic bacterial meningitis.

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Gram stain, culture and latex agglutination test (LAT) of cerebrospinal fluid were performed in 50 patients clinically diagnosed as suffering from pyogenic bacterial meningitis. Using all the three techniques, an aetiological diagnosis was made in 27 (54%). Neisseria meningitidis, Streptococcus pneumoniae and H. influenzae were the infecting organisms in 21… (More)

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@article{Mirdha1991LatexAT, title={Latex agglutination test: an adjunct to the laboratory diagnosis of pyogenic bacterial meningitis.}, author={Bijay Ranjan Mirdha and U. Gupta and R A. Bhujwala}, journal={Indian journal of pediatrics}, year={1991}, volume={58 4}, pages={521-4} }