Neonatal meningitis

Common Name(s)

Neonatal meningitis

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Meningitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Our mission is to support sufferers of meningitis and their families through support groups, advocate for advanced research for the prevention and the long term effects of various meningitis strains as well as facilitating programs to educate the public

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2014

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Neonatal meningitis" for support, advocacy or research.

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Meningitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Our mission is to support sufferers of meningitis and their families through support groups, advocate for advanced research for the prevention and the long term effects of various meningitis strains as well as facilitating programs to educate the public

http://www.musa.org

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Neonatal meningitis" returned 104 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Neonatal meningitis due to Neisseria meningitidis serogroup Y.
 

Author(s): Utpala Devi, Jagadish Mahanta

Journal: Indian Pediatr. 2014 Sep;51(9):757.

 

Last Updated: 17 Sep 2014

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Comparative study of bacteriological culture and real-time fluorescence quantitative PCR (RT-PCR) and multiplex PCR-based reverse line blot (mPCR/RLB) hybridization assay in the diagnosis of bacterial neonatal meningitis.
 

Author(s): Yajuan Wang, Gaili Guo, Huixin Wang, Xuefang Yang, Fang Shao, Caiyun Yang, Wei Gao, Zhujun Shao, Jinjing Zhang, Jie Luo, Yonghong Yang, Fanrong Kong, Bingqing Zhu

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Bacterial meningitis is more common in the neonatal period than any other time in life; however, it is still a challenge for the evidence based diagnosis. Strategy for identification of neonatal bacterial meningitis pathogens is presented by evaluating three different available methods ...

Last Updated: 13 Sep 2014

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Successful off-label use of the Cepheid Xpert GBS in a late-onset neonatal meningitis by Streptococcus agalactiae.
 

Author(s): Vincenzo Savini, Roberta Marrollo, Eleonora Coclite, Paola Fusilli, Carmine D'Incecco, Paolo Fazii

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We report the case of a late-onset neonatal meningitis by Streptococcus agalactiae (group B Streptococcus - GBS) that was diagnosed with a latex agglutination assay (on cerebrospinal fluid, CSF), as well as by using, for the first time, Xpert GBS (Cepheid, US) on CSF. Due to empirical ...

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2014

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The terms "Neonatal meningitis" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Systematic review: neonatal meningitis in the developing world.
 

Author(s): J S Furyk, O Swann, E Molyneux

Journal: Trop. Med. Int. Health. 2011 Jun;16(6):672-9.

 

Meningitis is more common in the neonatal period than any other time in life and is an important cause of morbidity and mortality globally. Despite the majority of the burden occurring in the developing world, the majority of the existing literature originates from wealthy countries. ...

Last Updated: 11 May 2011

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[Neonatal meningitis caused by atypical Streptococcus pneumoniae: case report and review].
 

Author(s): VerĂ³nica Silva B, Felipe Castillo F, Paula O Reilly F, Isabel Araya B, Lorena Porte T, M Teresa Ulloa F, Carmen Varela A, Juanita Zamorano R

Journal: Rev Chilena Infectol. 2006 Dec;23(4):346-50.

 

Streptococcus pneumoniae is a rarely recognized cause of neonatal sepsis and/or meningitis, but it is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. Traditionally, S. pneumoniae is identified in the laboratory by demonstrating susceptibility to optochin. However, the emergence ...

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2006

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Does neonatal BCG vaccination protect against tuberculous meningitis?
 

Author(s): V Walker, G Selby, I Wacogne

Journal: Arch. Dis. Child.. 2006 Sep;91(9):789-91.

 

Last Updated: 22 Aug 2006

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Infection, Sepsis and Meningitis in Surinamese Neonates
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neonatal Sepsis; Neonatal Infection; Neonatal Meningitis

 

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2015

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Early-Onset Sepsis an NICHD/CDC Surveillance Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Infant, Newborn, Diseases; Early Onset Neonatal Sepsis; Early-Onset Meningitis

 

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2015

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Integrative Approach to Identify Environmental Risk Factors for CC-17 Group B Streptococcal Neonatal Infection
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Vaginal Colonization With GBS

 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2015

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