Post-surgical enterococcal meningitis: Clinical and epidemiological study of 20 cases

@article{Guardado2006PostsurgicalEM,
  title={Post-surgical enterococcal meningitis: Clinical and epidemiological study of 20 cases},
  author={Rodr{\'i}guez Guardado and V{\'i}ctor Asensi and J M Torres and F. P{\'e}rez and Armando Blanco and J. A. Maradona and José Antonio Carton},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={38},
  pages={584 - 588}
}
Enterococcal post-surgical meningitis is an uncommon disease. 20 episodes of nosocomial post-surgical enterococcal meningitis diagnosed between 1994 and 2003 were retrospectively studied. During the period of study 20 cases of post-surgical enterococcal meningitis (60% female, mean age 55±18 y, range 16–78 y) were reviewed. The mean time between admission at the hospital and surgery was 26 (SD = 15) d (range 7–61 d). The most frequent underlying diseases were: intracerebral haemorrhage (55… 
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