bacterial encephalitis


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bac·te·ri·al en·ceph·a·li·tis

encephalitis of bacterial etiology.

bacterial encephalitis

Inflammation of the brain caused by bacteria.

bac·te·ri·al en·ceph·a·li·tis

(bak-tērē-ăl en-sefă-lītis)
Encephalitis caused by bacterial activity.
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We did find evidence of heterogeneity in etiology, which suggested that in 1 or both datasets, patients with bacterial encephalitis had a different probability of being identified than did patients with encephalitis of other etiologies, which may have led to an overestimate of the number of encephalitis cases.