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Meningitis, Pneumococcal

Known as: Pneumococcal Meningitides, PNEUMOCOCCAL MENINGITIS, meningitis pneumococcal 
An acute purulent infection of the meninges and subarachnoid space caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, most prevalent in children and adults over the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2017
Highly Cited
2017
BACKGROUND Cryptococcus is the most common cause of meningitis in adults living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Global burden… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Objective:Cryptococcal meningitis is one of the most important HIV-related opportunistic infections, especially in the developing… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The astroglial water channel aquaporin-4 (AQP4) facilitates water movement into and out of brain parenchyma. To investigate the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND We conducted a nationwide study in the Netherlands to determine clinical features and prognostic factors in adults… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Background: Even when bacterial meningitis is diagnosed and treated promptly, it causes significant morbidity and mortality in… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Until the introduction of antibiotics in the 1930s and 1940s, acute bacterial meningitis was fatal in most cases. Since then it… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Before the introduction of the conjugate vaccines, Haemophilus influenzae type b was the major cause of bacterial… Expand
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