Meta-analysis of bacterial meningitis score validation studies.

@article{Nigrovic2012MetaanalysisOB,
  title={Meta-analysis of bacterial meningitis score validation studies.},
  author={Lise E. Nigrovic and Richard Malley and Nathan Kuppermann},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2012},
  volume={97 9},
  pages={799-805}
}
OBJECTIVE The Bacterial Meningitis Score, a derived and validated clinical decision rule, identifies children with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pleocytosis who are at very low risk of bacterial meningitis. Low-risk features include the following: negative CSF Gram stain, CSF absolute neutrophil count (ANC) <1000 cells/μl, CSF protein <80 mg/dl, peripheral blood ANC <10 000 cells/μl and no seizure at or prior to initial presentation. The study objective of the present work was to calculate the… CONTINUE READING
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