TOM FITE PAINE; RODERICK MURRAY; ALBERT O. SEELER; MAXWELL FINLAND, F.A.C.P.
Cases of meningitis due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis or to gram-negative bacilli are not particularly frequent. They are nevertheless of great importance because of their high mortality and their failure to respond to the various types of therapy, including sulfonamides and penicillin, which have given favorable results in the coccal infections. Only a few reports are as yet available on the results of streptomycin therapy in these types of cases. These reports will be summarized briefly and the results in 24 cases of meningitis due to gram-negative bacilli and in three cases of tuberculous meningitis, that were treated at the Boston
PAINE TF, MURRAY R, SEELER AO, FINLAND M. STREPTOMYCIN IN THE TREATMENT OF MENINGITIS: REPORT OF 27 CASES TREATED AT THE BOSTON CITY HOSPITAL1. Ann Intern Med. ;27:494–518. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-27-4-494
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(4):494-518.
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