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Escherichia coli Meningitis

A form of gram-negative meningitis that tends to occur in neonates, in association with anatomical abnormalities (which feature communication between the meninges and cutaneous structures) or as OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS in association with IMMUNOLOGIC DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES. In premature neonates the clinical presentation may be limited to ANOREXIA; VOMITING; lethargy; or respiratory distress. Full-term infants may have as additional features FEVER; SEIZURES; and bulging of the anterior fontanelle. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, pp398-400)
Also Known As:
Meningitis, Escherichia coli; Escherichia coli Meningitides; Meningitides, Escherichia coli
Networked: 58 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Meningitis
2. Brain Injuries (Brain Injury)
3. Inflammation
4. Infection
5. Brain Edema (Cerebral Edema)

Experts

1. Park, W S: 5 articles (12/2001 - 02/2000)
2. Chang, Y S: 5 articles (12/2001 - 02/2000)
3. Lee, M: 5 articles (12/2001 - 02/2000)
4. Nau, Roland: 4 articles (12/2007 - 06/2003)
5. Gerber, Joachim: 4 articles (12/2007 - 06/2003)
6. Bidet, Philippe: 3 articles (04/2014 - 12/2007)
7. Bonacorsi, Stéphane: 3 articles (04/2014 - 12/2007)
8. Spreer, Annette: 3 articles (12/2007 - 08/2006)
9. Hanssen, Mareike: 3 articles (12/2007 - 08/2006)
10. Bingen, Edouard: 2 articles (07/2012 - 12/2007)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Escherichia coli Meningitis:
1. Cefotaxime (Kendrick)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Moxalactam (Latamoxef)FDA Link
3. Chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin)FDA Link
4. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor)IBA
5. Streptomycin (Streptomycin Sulfate)FDA Link
6. PefloxacinIBA
7. Pentoxifylline (Trental)FDA LinkGeneric
8. gatifloxacin (Zymar)FDA Link
9. thienamycinIBA
10. Amino AcidsFDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Catheters
2. Neurosurgical Procedures
3. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
4. Salvage Therapy
5. Electrodes (Electrode)