Neonatal meningitis

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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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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 105 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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The ssbL gene harbored by the ColV plasmid of an Escherichia coli neonatal meningitis strain is an auxiliary virulence factor boosting the production of siderophores through the shikimate pathway.
 

Author(s): Chloé Lemaître, Philippe Bidet, Jean-François Benoist, Dimitri Schlemmer, Elsa Sobral, Camille d'Humières, Stéphane Bonacorsi

Journal: J. Bacteriol.. 2014 Apr;196(7):1343-9.

 

The ability to capture iron is a challenge for most bacteria. The neonatal meningitis Escherichia coli strain S88 possesses several iron uptake systems, notably including siderophores. Transcriptional analysis of the ColV plasmid pS88 has shown strong induction of a previously undescribed ...

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2014

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The terms "Neonatal meningitis" returned 7 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): Verónica 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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Diffuse pneumocephalus in neonatal Citrobacter meningitis.
 

Author(s): Joseph N Alviedo, Beena G Sood, Jacob V Aranda, Cristie Becker

Journal: Pediatrics. 2006 Nov;118(5):e1576-9.

 

Pneumocephalus, intracranial air or gas collection, associated with neonatal meningitis is extremely rare. We report the first case in the United States and the second case in the world of intracranial gas accumulation in a neonate with Citrobacter koseri meningitis. The clinical ...

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2006

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Early-Onset Sepsis an NICHD/CDC Surveillance Study
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2015

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