LOUIS WEINSTEIN; THOMAS S. PERRIN
Infections of the meninges with Pseudomonas pyocyanea (Pseudomonas aeruginosa) are distinctly uncommon but cannot be dismissed as unimportant because they have a high mortality rate, and constitute a serious risk in any procedure involving penetration of the membranes surrounding the brain or spinal cord. Stanley,1 in a recent review of the literature, collected 41 cases of primary Ps. pyocyanea meningitis and 28 additional instances in which this disease appeared to be secondary to a focus elsewhere. To the latter type he added one case of his own. Of the group of primary meningitides, 78 per cent occurred as a result
WEINSTEIN L, PERRIN TS. MENINGITIS DUE TO PSEUDOMONAS PYOCYANEA: A REPORT OF THREE CASES TREATED SUCCESSFULLY WITH STREPTOMYCIN AND SULFADIAZINE1. Ann Intern Med. ;29:103–117. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-29-1-103
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;29(1):103-117.
CNS Infections, Infectious Disease, Neurology.
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