Meningitis, Pneumococcal

Known as: Pneumococcal Meningitides, meningitis pneumococcal, Pneumococcal Meningitis 
An acute purulent infection of the meninges and subarachnoid space caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, most prevalent in children and adults over the… (More)
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1938-2017
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Invasive pneumococcal disease declined among children and adults after the introduction of the pediatric heptavalent… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
During acute bacterial infections such as meningitis, neutrophils enter the tissue where they combat the infection before they… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Bacterial meningitis is a grave disease of high incidence, especially in less developed countries. Here, we describe… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The astroglial water channel aquaporin-4 (AQP4) facilitates water movement into and out of brain parenchyma. To investigate the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Studies on the incidence and spectrum of complications and prognostic factors in adults with pneumococcal meningitis are scarce… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Heterologous expression of Toll-like receptor (TLR)2 and CD14 in Chinese hamster ovary fibroblasts was reported to confer… (More)
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Highly Cited
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
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) converting enzyme (TACE) contribute synergistically… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The present study was performed to evaluate the role of matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) in the pathogenesis of the inflammatory… (More)
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Highly Cited
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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