Neonatal meningitis: a 3-year retrospective study at the Mount Hope Women's Hospital, Trinidad, West Indies.

@article{Ali1995NeonatalMA,
  title={Neonatal meningitis: a 3-year retrospective study at the Mount Hope Women's Hospital, Trinidad, West Indies.},
  author={Zulaika Ali},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  year={1995},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={109-11}
}
The objective of this 3-year (1988-1990) retrospective study was to report the experience with neonatal meningitis at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Mount Hope Women's Hospital, Trinidad, West Indies. Neonates were included in the study if organisms were cultured from the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and/or if there was a pleocytosis (> or = 100/mm3) in the CSF. There were 49 neonates with meningitis out of a total of 17,048 live born (LB) infants during the 3-year period to give an overall… CONTINUE READING