Sequelae due to bacterial meningitis among African children: a systematic literature review

@article{Ramakrishnan2009SequelaeDT,
  title={Sequelae due to bacterial meningitis among African children: a systematic literature review},
  author={Meenakshi Ramakrishnan and Aaron J Ulland and Laura C Steinhardt and Jennifer C. Mo{\"i}si and Fred Nabwire Were and Orin S Levine},
  journal={BMC Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={7},
  pages={47 - 47}
}
BACKGROUND African children have some of the highest rates of bacterial meningitis in the world. Bacterial meningitis in Africa is associated with high case fatality and frequent neuropsychological sequelae. The objective of this study is to present a comprehensive review of data on bacterial meningitis sequelae in children from the African continent. METHODS We conducted a systematic literature search to identify studies from Africa focusing on children aged between 1 month to 15 years with… CONTINUE READING

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