Peters, MJ and Pizer, BL and Millar, M (1994) Rifampicin in pneumococcal meningoencephalitis. Arch.Dis.Child , 71 (1) 77 - 79.
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The cases are reported of two infants with pneumococcal meningitis in whom initial antibiotic treatment was ineffective despite the organisms being sensitive to the drugs used. A clinical and radiological diagnosis of meningoencephalitis was made. A rapid improvement followed the addition of rifampicin treatment
|Title:||Rifampicin in pneumococcal meningoencephalitis|
|Additional information:||DA - 19940920IS - 1468-2044 (Electronic)LA - engPT - Case ReportsPT - Journal ArticleRN - 0 (Anti-Bacterial Agents)RN - 0 (Lactams)RN - 13292-46-1 (Rifampin)SB - AIMSB - IM|
|Keywords:||Anti-Bacterial Agents, therapeutic use, Drug Therapy, Combination, Humans, Infant, Infant, Newborn, Lactams, Male, Meningoencephalitis, drug therapy, radiography, Microbial Sensitivity Tests, Pneumococcal Infections, Rifampin, Tomography, X-Ray Computed|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Child Health > Department of Cardiorespiratory Sciences > ICH - Portex Anaesthesia|
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