Mixed Infection in Adult Bacterial Meningitis

  title={Mixed Infection in Adult Bacterial Meningitis},
  author={Wen-Neng Chang and C. H. Lu and Chi-Ren Huang and Yin Ching Chuang},
12 adult patients suffering from bacterial meningitis caused by mixed infection were identified at Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital over a period of 13 years (1986–1998), and they accounted for 6.5% (12/184) of our culture-proven adult bacterial meningitis. The 12 cases included seven males and five females, aged 17–74 years. Six of the 12 cases had community-acquired infections and the other six had nosocomially-acquired infections. Ten of the 12 cases had associated underlying diseases… CONTINUE READING


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