Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis in an adult with normal cerebrospinal fluid

Montassier, Emmanuel; Trewick, David; Batard, Eric; Potel, Gilles
October 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/4/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 14, p1618
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 60-year-old woman who was taken to the emergency department due to fever and headache. The patient has history of an appendectomy and hysterectomy. It adds that the initial blood culture has confirmed that the patient was positive for Streptococcus pneumoniae that has further led on the diagnosis of bacterial meningitis.


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