Validation of diagnostic algorithm to differentiate between tuberculous meningitis and acute bacterial meningitis.

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BACKGROUND Discrimination between tuberculous and acute bacterial meningitis is difficult by clinical features alone and laboratory methods may only supplement the clinical suspicion. We aimed to validate the diagnostic criteria by Thwaites et al. [1] and construct our own diagnostic predictors based on the clinical and laboratory features. METHODS 380… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2011.12.033

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@article{Vibha2012ValidationOD, title={Validation of diagnostic algorithm to differentiate between tuberculous meningitis and acute bacterial meningitis.}, author={Deepti Vibha and Rohit Bhatia and Kameshwar Prasad and Madakasira Vasantha Padma Srivastava and Manjari Tripathi and G P Vignan Kumar and Mamta Bhushan Singh}, journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery}, year={2012}, volume={114 6}, pages={639-44} }