Update on bacterial meningitis.

Abstract

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} }