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*  Meningitis
With appropriate treatment the risk of death in bacterial meningitis is less than 15%. Outbreaks of bacterial meningitis occur ... In 2010 it was estimated that meningitis resulted in 420,000 deaths, excluding cryptococcal meningitis. Bacterial meningitis ... The term aseptic meningitis refers to cases of meningitis in which no bacterial infection can be demonstrated. This type of ... World Meningitis Day is celebrated on the 24th of April each year. "Bacterial Meningitis". CDC. 1 April 2014. Archived from the ...
*  CSF/serum glucose ratio
It is used to distinguish between bacterial and viral meningitis, as it is often lowered in bacterial meningitis and normal in ... the ratio can be useful in determining whether there is a bacterial infection in the CSF. The normal ratio is 0.6. ... viral meningitis. Karen Roos (2005). Principles of neurologic infectious diseases. New York: McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division ...
*  Haemophilus meningitis
... is a form of bacterial meningitis caused by the Haemophilus influenzae bacteria. It is usually (but not ... Before the introduction of the Hib vaccine in 1985, Haemophilus meningitis was the leading cause of bacterial meningitis in ... Before the widespread use of the Hib vaccine, Haemophilus meningitis accounted for 40%-60% of all meningitis cases in children ... such as irritability stiff neck Because it is a bacterial disease, the primary method of treatment for Haemophilus meningitis ...
*  Audiology and hearing health professionals in developed and developing countries
Bacterial meningitis. Ototoxic medications. Mechanical ventilation lasting 5 days or more. Stigmata or other findings ... Some simple strategies for prevention include: immunizing children against childhood diseases, including measles, meningitis, ... jaundice or meningitis) for early assessment of hearing, prompt diagnosis and appropriate management, as required; and reducing ...
*  Craniotomy
Bacterial meningitis or viral meningitis occurs in about 0.8 to 1.5% of individuals undergoing craniotomy. Postcraniotomy pain ... "Nosocomial Bacterial Meningitis". New England Journal of Medicine. 362 (2): 146-154. doi:10.1056/NEJMra0804573. PMID 20071704. ... their results concluded that traumatic brain injuries were the predominant causes of bacterial meningitis. At least 40% of ... risk factors associated with post-craniotomy meningitis, their clinical studies indicated that "the risk for meningitis was ...
*  Dexamethasone
... may be administered before antibiotics in cases of bacterial meningitis. It acts to reduce the inflammatory ... "Corticosteroids for acute bacterial meningitis". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (9): CD004405. doi:10.1002/ ... response of the body to the bacteria killed by the antibiotics (bacterial death releases proinflammatory mediators that can ...
*  Streptococcus pneumoniae
"Community-Acquired Bacterial Meningitis in Adults". New England Journal of Medicine. 354 (1): 44-53. doi:10.1056/NEJMra052116. ... Pneumococcal meningitis is an infection of the tissue covering the brain and spinal cord. Symptoms include: stiff neck, fever, ... Natural bacterial transformation involves the transfer of DNA from one bacterium to another through the surrounding medium. ... S. pneumoniae is the main cause of community acquired pneumonia and meningitis in children and the elderly, and of septicemia ...
*  Pia mater
It is believed that bacterial meningitis is caused by bacteria that enter the central nervous system through the blood stream. ... Disabling neuropsychological effects are seen in up to half of bacterial meningitis survivors. Research into how bacteria ... Hoffman, Olaf; Weber (November 2009). "Pathophysiology and Treatment of Bacterial Meningitis". Therapeutic Advances in ... Meningitis is the inflammation of the pia and arachnoid mater. This is often due to bacteria that have entered the subarachnoid ...
*  HOPS stain
"Fatal basilar vasculopathy complicating bacterial meningitis". Stroke. 23 (8): 1175-8. doi:10.1161/01.str.23.8.1175. PMID ...
*  Days of Our Lives characters (2000s)
Grace died on June 9, 2009 from bacterial meningitis. Grace's parents, Sami Brady and Rafe Hernandez, were at her bedside when ... Grace eventually dies of bacterial meningitis. Mia uses the money to fund a dancing career in Japan but when this fails she ...
*  Immunization during pregnancy
Hib can cause bacterial meningitis and pneumonia. There was not enough research found in the review to show whether giving the ... Inactivated bacterial vaccine is used during pregnancy for women who have a specific risk of exposure and disease. Vaccination ... Pneumococcal disease can cause serious illnesses such as pneumonia and meningitis. A review looking at the pneumococcal vaccine ...
*  Operation Irma
She developed bacterial meningitis as a result. Edo Jaganjac, the surgeon treating Hadžimuratović, tried unsuccessfully to have ...
*  Neurotechnology
Robert Gross Ala'Aldeen, D.; University of Nottingham (May 15, 2009). "Breakthrough In The Treatment Of Bacterial Meningitis". ... There are some diseases of the brain such as meningitis that require doctors to directly inject medicine into the spinal cord ...
*  The Wolves of Mercy Falls
Isabel suggested bacterial meningitis as a cure. This killed Jack but saved Sam. Although originally being portrayed as a bitch ... Isabel injects him with bacterial meningitis as a possible cure but he disappears. He later returns as a human, revealing it ... She returns and helps move the wolves and considers undergoing bacterial meningitis to become human again at the end of Forever ...
*  Adult neurogenesis
... and bacterial meningitis. On the other hand, conditions such as chronic stress and aging can result in a decreased neuronal ... "Increased neuronal proliferation in human bacterial meningitis". Neurology. 73 (13): 1026-32. doi:10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181b9c892 ...
*  Children's Healthcare is a Legal Duty
In 1977 he became ill with bacterial meningitis. The Swans, Christian Scientists at the time, were persuaded by Christian ... but his illness had progressed too far and he died of spinal meningitis. According to the National Association of Counsel for ...
*  Meningeal syphilis
Bacterial meningitis is normally caused by a bacterial infection that enters the bloodstream and enters the blood-brain barrier ... Schuchat A, Robinson K, Wenger JD, Harrison LH, Farley M, Reingold AL, Lefkowitz L, Perkins BA (337). "Bacterial meningitis in ... Meningitis inflames and breaks down any protective membrane and cells surrounding the brain, spinal cord, and other parts of ... The initial series of events is asymptomatic meningitis, which can remain in the human body system and produce more damage ...
*  Linezolid
There does not appear to be enough high-quality evidence to support the routine use of linezolid to treat bacterial meningitis ... November 2004). "Practice guidelines for the management of bacterial meningitis". Clinical Infectious Diseases. 39 (9): 1267-84 ... As of 2014 bacterial resistance to linezolid has remained low. Linezolid was discovered in the mid 1990s and was approved for ... It also has a post-antibiotic effect lasting one to four hours for most bacteria, meaning that bacterial growth is temporarily ...
*  Neisseria meningitidis
It causes the only form of bacterial meningitis known to occur epidemically, mainly Africa and Asia. It occurs worldwide in ... As an exclusively human pathogen it is the main cause of bacterial meningitis in children and young adults, causing ... To differentiate any bacterial growth from other species a small amount of a bacterial colony is tested for oxidase, catalase ... In 2010, the Meningitis Vaccine Project introduced a vaccine called MenAfriVac in the African meningitis belt. It was made by ...
*  Jacqui Kapinowski
As a child she suffered from bacterial meningitis. At the age of 39 she was diagnosed with stiff person syndrome (SPS), a ...
*  Deaths in December 2013
Valeria Borza, 29, Romanian table tennis player, bacterial meningitis. Winton Dean, 97, English musicologist. Herb Geller, 85, ...
*  Meningoencephalitis
The symptoms of PAM are indistinguishable from acute bacterial meningitis. Other amebae cause granulomatous amebic encephalitis ... Newton, PJ; Newsholme, W; Brink, NS; Manji, H; Williams, IG; Miller, RF (2002). "Acute meningoencephalitis and meningitis due ... Ameobic meningoencephalitis can mimic a brain abscess, aseptic or chronic meningitis, or CNS malignancy. Halicephalobus ... Meningitis Meningism Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis Encephalitis Naegleria fowleri "Meningoencephalitis". Oxford ...
*  Saved by the Great White Hope
It turned out he had bacterial meningitis, and he died. "Sometimes it is zebras." Mina - who suffers from asthma - gives the ...
*  Role of microglia in disease
Streptococcus pneumoniae is the most common cause of bacterial meningitis. It is primarily localized to the subarachnoid space ... Other inflammatory cytokines like IL-1β and TNF-α, as well as bacterial-derived lipopolysaccharide (LPS) may stimulate ... and viral and bacterial infections. The word neuroinflammation has come to stand for chronic, central nervous system (CNS) ... is the major component of the outer membrane of a gram-negative bacterial cell wall. LPS has been shown to activate microglia ...
*  Aqueductal stenosis
Bacterial meningitis can also result in gliotic blockage of the aqueduct. In utero infection or infection during infancy could ...
*  Sara Branham Matthews
Branham retired from the NIH in 1958 at the age of seventy from the position of Chief of the Section on Bacterial Toxins, and ... The main focus of Branham's work at the NIH, however, was meningitis. This focus was Branham responding to what was quickly ... She remained in the role for over 25 years until she was promoted to the Chief of Bacterial Toxins of the Division of ... Neisseria is a common causative organism of meningitis, and its taxonomy is well characterized by Branham throughout her work. ...
*  New York Dolls
Nolan died in 1992 following a stroke, brought about by bacterial meningitis. In 1976 Kane and "Lawless" formed the Killer Kane ...