Leptospiras as causative organisms of meningitis.

@article{Cacciapuoti1977LeptospirasAC,
  title={Leptospiras as causative organisms of meningitis.},
  author={Beniamino Cacciapuoti},
  journal={Bollettino dell'Istituto sieroterapico milanese},
  year={1977},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={422-8}
}
Data concerning the incidence of meningeal syndromes during the course of leptospirosis are analyzed, in relation to the Italian epidemiological situation in the years 1973-1976. From this analysis, some characteristic aspects concerning meningitis from leptospiras emerge. Specifically: the remarkable frequency of meningeal syndromes in leptospirosis; the greater incidence of the syndrome among young people; the neurotropism common to all serotypes of leptospira observed in Italy. These data… CONTINUE READING

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