Auditory evoked potentials in bacterial meningitis

Arch Neurol. 1981 Nov;38(11):693-5. doi: 10.1001/archneur.1981.00510110053007.

Abstract

Auditory evoked potentials obtained on infants and children recovering from bacterial meningitis are effective in early and reliable detection of sensorineural deafness, particularly in those who demonstrate absence of wave I.

MeSH terms

  • Child, Preschool
  • Deafness / diagnosis
  • Deafness / etiology
  • Escherichia coli Infections
  • Evoked Potentials, Auditory*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Meningitis / complications
  • Meningitis / etiology
  • Meningitis / physiopathology*
  • Meningitis, Haemophilus / physiopathology
  • Meningitis, Meningococcal / physiopathology
  • Patient Compliance
  • Streptococcal Infections