New Advances in the Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of Bacterial Meningitis.

@article{Nathan2000NewAI,
  title={New Advances in the Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of Bacterial Meningitis.},
  author={Nathan and Scheld},
  journal={Current infectious disease reports},
  year={2000},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={332-336}
}
  • Nathan, Scheld
  • Published 2000 in Current infectious disease reports
Acute bacterial meningitis continues to be a significant health concern, with a fatality rate of more than 30% in some studies. Although the face of bacterial meningitis has changed substantially over the past 15 years, this disease still causes significant mortality (particularly in underdeveloped countries) and neurological sequelae. Our understanding of the pathophysiology of bacterial meningitis continues to develop. Our understanding of the mechanisms of neuronal injury now includes the… CONTINUE READING

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