Meningitis

Known as: Meningitis of unspecified cause, Meningitis, unspecified, Meningitides 
Inflammation of the coverings of the brain and/or spinal cord, which consist of the PIA MATER; ARACHNOID; and DURA MATER. Infections (viral… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a major public health problem in low- and middle-income countries, affecting 190 million… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Streptococcus suis is an important swine pathogen that can be transmitted to humans by contact with diseased animals or… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges and subarachnoid space that can also involve the brain cortex and parenchyma. It… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Information about the distribution of causes of and time trends for child mortality should be periodically updated. We… (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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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND BCG vaccine has shown consistently high efficacy against childhood tuberculous meningitis and miliary tuberculosis… (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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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Background: Even when bacterial meningitis is diagnosed and treated promptly, it causes significant morbidity and mortality in… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Before the introduction of the conjugate vaccines, Haemophilus influenzae type b was the major cause of bacterial… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
Glycopeptides containing polysialic acid units were isolated from human and rat brain and tested for reactivity with antibodies… (More)
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