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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Storz, Corinna; Schutz, Cornelia; Tluway, Anthony; Matuja, William; Schmutzhard, Erich; Winkler, Andrea S 
Title:
Clinical findings and management of patients with meningitis with an emphasis on Haemophilus influenzae meningitis in rural Tanzania. 
Abstract:
The spectrum of meningitis pathogens differs depending on the age of patients and the geographic region, amongst other. Although meningitis vaccination programs have led to the reduction of incidence rates, an imbalance between low- and high-income countries still exists.In a hospital-based study in rural northern Tanzania, we consecutively recruited patients with confirmed meningitis and described their clinical and laboratory characteristics.A total of 136 patients with meningitis were include...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Neurol Sci 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
366 
Pages contribution:
52-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0022-510X 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik