Bacterial Meningitis In Infants 3 Months Old

Bacterial meningitis is a serious infection of meninges and subarachnoid space in children. Toddlers can nonspecific symptoms and signs (eg. As lethargy, irritability, poor diet, fever or hypothermia) have. The diagnosis is made by a CSF. Treatment includes antimicrobials and in selected infants, dexamethasone. For an overview of the Meningitis see overview of meningitis. For acute bacterial meningitis in older children and adults see Acute bacterial meningitis and in children…

September 3, 2018