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…is (formand), Peer B Christensen, Alex Lund Laursen. Malaria gruppen:  Sören Thybo, Carsten Schade og Kim David. Meningitisgruppen: Thomas Benfield, Anne Mette Lebech, Trine Mogensen, Gitte Pedersen, Svend Stenvang Pedersen, Peter Skinhø…

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17.06.2015, CHIP, Øster Allé 56, 2100 København Ø

6.03.2015, Auditorium A, Teilumbygningen, Rigshospitalet

1.01.1970, Hvidovre Universitetshospital

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Tuberculous meningitis, a severe manifestation of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis,1,2 has a mortality of more than 60% in HIV-infected people,3 with a 54% risk of chronic neurological complications in those who survive.2 Rapid diagnosis and early initia…

Xpert Ultra detected significantly more tuberculous meningitis than did either Xpert or culture. WHO now recommends the use of Xpert Ultra as the initial diagnostic test for suspected tuberculous meningitis.

In this large Latin-American cohort, patients with CM had very high mortality rates, especially those diagnosed after ART initiation. This study reflects the overwhelming burden of CM in HIV-infected patients in Latin America.

Objective Diagnosis of bacterial meningitis often requires cytometry, chemistry, and/or microbiologic culture capabilities. Unfortunately, laboratory resources in low resource settings (LRS) often lack the capacity to perform these studies. We sought…


AbstractBackgroundTuberculous meningitis (TBM) leads to death or disability in half the affected individuals. Tools to assess severity and predict outcome are lacking. Neuro-specific biomarkers could serve as markers of the severity and evolution of …

MenAfriVac introduction has led to substantial reductions in the incidence of suspected meningitis and epidemic risk, and a substantial effect on confirmed group A meningococcal meningitis. It is important to continue strengthening surveillance to mo…

…uld be expected to decline. We performed a nationwide surveillance study to determine the national incidence of cryptococcal meningitis, and describe characteristics of cases 2000-2014 and temporal trends at two national referral hospitals.Methods:Ce…

…ter transplant conditioning, HIV infection, or immunosenescence related to ageing. This organism is the most common cause of meningitis in the USA.1,2 However, the largest burden of disease globally has been among HIV infected people with previous es…

…ts the substantial ongoing burden of HIV-associated cryptococcal disease, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa. Cryptococcal meningitis is a metric of HIV treatment programme failure; timely HIV testing and rapid linkage to care remain an urgent priority.

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Meningitis -- YemenThe suspected bacterial meningitis cases continue to be monitored. From [1 Jan to 6 Aug 2017] (epidemiological week 31), a total of 2467 clinically diagnosed cases including 37 related deaths (case fatality ratio - 1.5 percent…

Meningitis - Neisseria -- China

Meningitis - Neisseria -- FijiThe Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has been working closely with the Ministry of Education and World Health Organization (WHO) to address the recent outbreak of meningococcal disease in a boarding sc…

Meningitis - Neisseria -- ChinaMeningococcal meningitis cluster occurred at military base brought under control. On 26 Jul 2017, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced one cluster of 3 reported meningococcal meningitis cas…

Meningitis - Neisseria -- AustraliaMeningococcal disease appears to be on the rise in WA [Western Australia] again after a 5th case was notified to authorities in a month [July 2017]. The Health Department said an elderly person was recovering i…

Meningitis - Neisseria -- Romania[The pathogen that caused bacterial meningitis in] the patient who died was identified by latex agglutination [as] _Neisseria meningitidis_ ACWY. For the others, until now samples were negative. There is no offic…

Meningitis -- RomaniaA 17-year-old Romanian student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis died last week [15 Jun 2017] at the Pediatric Hospital in Brasov, central Romania, while 18 other teenagers were hospitalized with similar symptoms.The c…

Meningitis - Neisseria -- NigeriaSince our last report on May 22 [2017], nearly 2 weeks ago, Nigerian health officials have reported an additional 468 meningococcal meningitis cases, including 44 deaths.According to the Nigeria Centre for Di…

Meningitis - Neisseria -- NigeriaNigeria has so far recorded a total of 1114 deaths in the 22 weeks of the cerebrospinal meningitis outbreak which hit the country in November 2016. A statement by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control stated that th…

Meningitis -- LiberiaIn a follow-up on the cluster of acute illness and sudden deaths in Liberia, the World Health Organization (WHO) says the etiology has been established as meningococcal meningitis.Out of 24 samples analysed, 13 were conf…