Predictors of Bacterial Meningitis in Resource-Limited Contexts: An Angolan Case

@inproceedings{Lussiana2011PredictorsOB,
  title={Predictors of Bacterial Meningitis in Resource-Limited Contexts: An Angolan Case},
  author={Cristina Lussiana and Sofia Vanda L{\^o}a Clemente and Ivan Alejandro Pulido Tarquino and Isabel Cristina Andreatta Lemos Paulo},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the great morbidity and mortality that childhood bacterial meningitis (BM) is experiencing in Africa, diagnosis of BM in resource-limited contexts is still a challenge. Several algorithms and clinical predictors have been proposed to help physicians in decision-making but a lot of these markers used variables that are calculable only in well-equipped laboratories. Predictors or algorithm based on parameters that can be easily performed in basic laboratories can help… CONTINUE READING