Streptococcus suis meningitis in Thailand.

@article{Suankratay2004StreptococcusSM,
  title={Streptococcus suis meningitis in Thailand.},
  author={Chusana Suankratay and Poj Intalapaporn and Pongpun Nunthapisud and Kesinee Arunyingmongkol and Henry Wilde},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={2004},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={868-76}
}
Streptococcus suis may be the second most common cause of adult streptococcal meningitis. The clinical and epidemiological data of S. suis meningitis are occasionally reviewed. To date, there have been only two large case series from Hong Kong and the Netherlands. We describe twelve cases of S. suis meningitis who were admitted to Chulalongkorn University Hospital, Bangkok, during a 6-year period between 1997 and 2002. A comparative review of case reports of S. suis meningitis in Thailand, Hong… CONTINUE READING

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