|4.||Neurologic Manifestations (Neurological Manifestations)
|1.||van de Beek, Diederik: 3 articles (06/2014 - 01/2012)|
|2.||Brouwer, Matthijs C: 3 articles (06/2014 - 01/2012)|
|3.||Leib, Stephen L: 3 articles (01/2014 - 04/2006)|
|4.||Grandgirard, Denis: 3 articles (01/2014 - 04/2006)|
|5.||Ouburg, Sander: 3 articles (01/2013 - 02/2011)|
|6.||Sanders, Marieke S: 3 articles (01/2013 - 02/2011)|
|7.||Morré, Servaas A: 3 articles (01/2013 - 02/2011)|
|8.||van Furth, A Marceline: 3 articles (01/2013 - 02/2011)|
|9.||Borrow, R: 3 articles (12/2006 - 01/2000)|
|10.||Patel, M: 3 articles (01/2005 - 01/2000)|
|1.||Ceftriaxone (Ceftriaxon)FDA LinkGeneric
06/01/1988 - "Therapeutic results presented in this study are consistent with findings reported in similar conditions, and agree for shortened treatment of meningococcal meningitis with ceftriaxone."
06/01/1988 - "In an open study, twenty cases of meningococcal meningitis have been treated by ceftriaxone for five days. "
06/01/2006 - "Use of ceftriaxone during epidemics in patients with suspected meningococcal meningitis."
07/23/2005 - "Single-dose ceftriaxone provides an alternative treatment for epidemic meningococcal meningitis--its efficacy, ease of use, and low cost favour its use. "
10/06/2004 - "The patient made a dramatic recovery with high-dose intravenous ceftriaxone antibiotic therapy for meningococcal meningitis. "
|2.||Chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin)FDA Link
01/01/1984 - "The results of this preliminary study show that a single dose injection of a long-acting chloramphenicol is of value in the management of epidemics of meningococcal meningitis in rural areas because patients can be treated locally and early in their village dispensaries, thereby minimizing the need to transport them to urban hospitals which are often distant and congested."
12/01/2006 - "The treatment of meningococcal meningitis during epidemics is based on short-course, long-acting oily chloramphenicol. "
09/24/1998 - "meningitidis isolates is of great concern, since in developing countries, chloramphenicol given intramuscularly is the standard therapy for meningococcal meningitis. "
09/05/1998 - "Long-acting oily chloramphenicol for meningococcal meningitis."
01/01/1979 - "Long-acting chloramphenicol is thus an effective form of treatment for meningococcal meningitis and is likely to prove of particular value in the management of epidemics in areas with limited medical resources."
|3.||Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
06/01/2010 - "Rapid clinical manifestation/progression of the meningococcal meningitis and lacunae in conventional bacteriological test often encourages indiscriminate use of antibiotics much before the etiology is established. "
01/01/2000 - "To describe the epidemiological, clinical and laboratory features of meningococcal meningitis and the effects of antibiotics on laboratory investigations under current clinical practices in England and Wales. "
01/01/1995 - "Partially treated meningococcal meningitis was suspected and high-dose antibiotics were immediately started. "
10/01/1992 - "[Comparative effectiveness of various antibiotics in the treatment of patients with meningococcal meningitis]."
09/21/1974 - "A case of meningococcal meningitis is described in a patient who had not received antibiotics before admission. "
|4.||Dexamethasone (Maxidex)FDA LinkGeneric
06/01/2004 - "Dexamethasone was not proven to be effective in decreasing the number of sequelae among patients with meningococcal meningitis."
09/01/2013 - "Dexamethasone can be used in meningococcal meningitis. "
10/09/2012 - "Adjunctive dexamethasone is widely prescribed for patients with meningococcal meningitis and is not associated with harm. "
10/09/2012 - "We evaluated the implementation and effectiveness of adjunctive dexamethasone in adults with meningococcal meningitis. "
10/09/2012 - "Adjunctive dexamethasone in adults with meningococcal meningitis."
|5.||Meningococcal Vaccines (Meningococcal Vaccine)IBA
08/07/1982 - "Many studies have demonstrated the efficacy of meningococcal vaccine in nonepidemic meningococcal meningitis, but few have examined its efficacy in epidemic conditions. "
12/01/2011 - "In those parts of the world that have introduced conjugate meningococcal vaccines, there has been a significant change in the epidemiology of meningococcal meningitis. "
01/01/2003 - "Endemic and epidemic group A meningococcal meningitis remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa, despite the availability of the safe and inexpensive group A meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine, which is protective at all ages when administered as directed. "
11/01/2002 - "Search terms included, but were not limited to, meningococcal vaccines, meningococcal meningitis, meningococcal infection, and meningococcus. "
06/21/2003 - "The beginning of this millennium has witnessed the virtual disappearance of Haemophilus invasive disease in some countries, emergence of pneumococcal strains that are resistant to multiple antibiotics, isolation of pneumococci with tolerance to vancomycin, outbreaks and clusters of meningococcal meningitis in several geographical areas, and intense research in development of effective conjugate pneumococcal and meningococcal vaccines. "
|6.||Rifampin (Rifampicin)FDA LinkGeneric
05/01/1981 - "The high therapeutic efficacy of rifampicin in treatment of patients with the generalized forms of meningococcal meningitis enables its recommendation for the use as a reserve drug. "
12/01/2011 - "The objective of this study was to characterize the phenotype and genotype of two isolates of rifampicin-resistant Neisseria meningitidis associated with two independent events involving transmission of severe meningococcal meningitis that occurred in September and October 2010 in Montevideo, Uruguay. "
05/01/1981 - "Satisfactory permeability of rifampicin through the hematoencephalic barrier was shown in experimental rabbit meningococcal meningitis and in treatment of patients with meningococcal meningitis. "
11/01/1973 - "Meningococcal meningitis following rifampin prophylaxis."
03/01/1993 - "To describe an outbreak of meningococcal meningitis and the impact of rifampicin chemoprophylaxis on secondary attack rates among Aboriginal people in central Australia. "
11/14/1955 - "[Primarily mixed tuberculous and meningococcal meningitis; antibiotic and cortisone trial therapy]."
09/01/1956 - "[Diabetic acidosis and severe meningococcal meningitis; unexpected results with autonomic block and cortisone]."
04/10/1954 - "[Meningococcal meningitis with Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome cured with cortisone and antibiotics]."
10/01/2008 - "All samples from suspected cases of meningococcal meningitis were subjected to Gram staining, culture and latex agglutination test for detection of Neisseria meningitidis (N.meningitidis). "
01/01/1998 - "The latex agglutination test is highly useful in achieving prompt diagnosis of meningococcal meningitis, in particular when sample handling for culture and microscopy is suboptimal."
01/01/1992 - "During an outbreak of group A meningococcal meningitis in Chad in 1988, a comparative study of three bacteriological techniques (direct microscopic examination, latex agglutination, and culture) was conducted with 120 samples of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) for diagnosis. "
09/16/1989 - "Comparison of gram stain and latex agglutination for diagnosis of meningococcal meningitis."
06/01/1986 - "Comparison of direct-microscopy, culture and latex agglutination tests for the diagnosis of meningococcal meningitis."
|10.||Hydrogen Peroxide (Hydroperoxide)FDA LinkGeneric
01/01/1984 - "A field trial of a single intramuscular injection of long-acting chloramphenicol in the treatment of meningococcal meningitis."
06/01/1977 - "Pharmacokinetics of sodium benzylpenicillin after intramuscular administration in a dose of 250 000 gamma/kg and simultaneous intramuscular injection of furosemid (lazix) in doses of 0.5--1--2 mg/kg was studied in experiments on a model of meningococcal meningitis of rabbits and in clinics on patients with meningococcal meningitis. "
01/01/1963 - "[Results observed after a single intramuscular injection of sulfamethoxypyridazine in the treatment of cerebrospinal meningococcal meningitis in the Upper Volta]."
01/01/1984 - "During an epidemic of meningococcal meningitis 86 patients with symptoms and signs of meningitis were treated with a single intramuscular injection of a long-acting oily preparation of chloramphenicol (Tifomycine). "
01/01/2008 - "Evidence from one RCT-during an epidemic of meningococcal meningitis, indicated that single intramuscular injections of ceftriaxone and long-acting chloramphenicol were equally effective and safe in preventing mortality and morbidity. "
01/03/1980 - "Nursing care study: a patient with meningococcal meningitis."
01/01/1983 - "[Nursing care in meningococcal meningitis]."
04/01/2002 - "(1) Prevention of meningococcal meningitis is based on vaccination, and chemoprophylaxis in case contacts. "
08/01/1992 - "Chemoprophylaxis was distributed to 20 out of 26 (77%) cases of meningococcal meningitis but inappropriate drugs were used in four cases and prophylaxis was distributed more widely than is recommended in 10 cases. "
10/05/1985 - "[Chemoprevention in meningococcal meningitis. "
07/01/1981 - "Recurrent meningococcal meningitis caused by poly groups X-W135: importance of chemoprophylaxis."
05/01/1970 - "The chemoprophylaxis of meningococcal meningitis."
|4.||Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
08/01/1988 - "Short course chemotherapy for meningococcal meningitis."
05/12/1976 - "A brief survey is presented of meningococcal meningitis, its history, its chemotherapy, the appearance of resistant bacterial strains, and its vaccine therapy. "
10/11/1941 - "A New Sulphonamide (Sulphonamide E.O.S.): Its Pharmacology, Chemotherapy, and Curative Value in Meningococcal Meningitis."
04/01/2009 - "Routine and specific vaccinations for solid organ transplant recipients, as well as travel-related vaccination (such as hepatitis A, typhoid, meningococcal meningitis, rabies, tick-born encephalitis, Japanese encephalitis, and cholera) should be considered during a specific pretravel medical consultation. "