Acute Bacterial Meningitis In Newborns

Neonatal Bacterial Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges by bacteria. The symptoms include sepsis, CNS irritation such. B. lethargy, seizures, vomiting, irritability, [particularly paradoxical irritability], stiff neck, bulging fontanelle and failures of the cranial nerves. The diagnosis is made by a spinal tap. Treatment is with antibiotics. Neonatal Bacterial Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges by bacteria. The symptoms include sepsis, CNS irritation such. B. lethargy, seizures, vomiting,…

September 3, 2018
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