Update on bacterial meningitis.


Recently, advances in identifying the etiologic agent, improving antibiotic therapy, and understanding the pathogenesis of complications of bacterial meningitis have been made. The acute and long-term sequelae and their courses have been documented. Acridine orange staining of the cerebrospinal fluid may identify bacteria in children with partially treated… (More)


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@article{Kaplan1988UpdateOB, title={Update on bacterial meningitis.}, author={Sheldon L. Kaplan and Marvin A. Fishman}, journal={Journal of child neurology}, year={1988}, volume={3 2}, pages={82-93} }