Meningitis, Bacterial

Known as: Meningitis, bacterial NOS, Bacterial meningitis, Bacterial Meningitides 
Bacterial infections of the leptomeninges and subarachnoid space, frequently involving the cerebral cortex, cranial nerves, cerebral blood vessels… (More)

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2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The rate of bacterial meningitis declined by 55% in the United States in the early 1990s, when the Haemophilus… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Streptococcus suis infection is an emerging zoonosis in Asia. We determined the detailed epidemiological, clinical… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Allan R. Tunkel, Barry J. Hartman, Sheldon L. Kaplan, Bruce A. Kaufman, Karen L. Roos, W. Michael Scheld, and Richard J. Whitley… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis is difficult. Discrimination of cases from those of bacterial meningitis by… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Pneumococcus is the most common and aggressive cause of bacterial meningitis and induces a novel apoptosis-inducing factor… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Half of the survivors of bacterial meningitis experience motor deficits, seizures, hearing loss or cognitive impairment, despite… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Community-acquired bacterial meningitis causes substantial morbidity and mortality in adults. OBJECTIVE To create… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Mortality and morbidity rates are high among adults with acute bacterial meningitis, especially those with… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
We abstracted the results of all English language reports of the outcomes of bacterial meningitis published after 1955. We used… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
A prospective, laboratory-based surveillance project obtained accurate data on meningitis in a population of 34 million people… (More)
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