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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Wu et al., "Coagulase-negative staphylococcal meningitis in adults: clinical characteristics and therapeutic outcomes," Infection, vol.
(17) All patients with staphylococcal meningitis were treated with Vancomycin and had a favourable outcome.
Initial antimicrobial drug therapy was established empirically for probable staphylococcal meningitis. The ongoing fever and persistent metabolic disturbances led to an escalation of therapy.

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