Streptococcus suis Meningitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

  title={Streptococcus suis Meningitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis},
  author={Anusha van Samkar and Matthijs C Brouwer and Constance Schultsz and Arie van der Ende and Diederik van de Beek and Pamela L. C. Small},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
BACKGROUND Streptococcus suis is the most common cause of meningitis in pork consuming and pig rearing countries in South-East Asia. We performed a systematic review of studies on S. suis meningitis to define the clinical characteristics, predisposing factors and outcome. METHODOLOGY Studies published between January 1, 1980 and August 1, 2015 were identified from main literature databases and reference lists. Studies were included if they were written in West-European languages and described… CONTINUE READING
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