staphylococcal meningitis

staphylococcal meningitis

Neurology A S aureus meningeal infection, secondary to a regionally invasive diagnostic or surgical procedure, or due to a hematogenous spread from an infection elsewhere in the body Risk factors Previous meningitis due to a CSF shunt, infective endocarditis, prior brain abscess. See Meningitis.
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Initial antimicrobial drug therapy was established empirically for probable staphylococcal meningitis.

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