[Acute nosocomial bacterial meningitis. Apropos 27 cases]

Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi. Jan-Jun 1992;96(1-2):19-25.
[Article in Romanian]

Abstract

Our series includes 27 patients with nosocomial meningitis (22 post neurosurgery and 5 post spinal puncture) of whom 15 with stated etiology (gram-negative bacilli and staphylococcus aureus in equal shares). Under the treatment with chloramphenicol + rifampicin + gentamicin a cure was obtained in 22 cases, improvement in 3 cases and 2 patients died.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Age Factors
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Cross Infection / drug therapy
  • Cross Infection / epidemiology*
  • Cross Infection / etiology
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Humans
  • Meningitis, Bacterial / drug therapy
  • Meningitis, Bacterial / epidemiology*
  • Meningitis, Bacterial / etiology
  • Postoperative Complications / drug therapy
  • Postoperative Complications / epidemiology*
  • Postoperative Complications / etiology
  • Romania / epidemiology
  • Sex Factors
  • Time Factors

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents