Pooled analysis of 899 nosocomial meningitis episodes from Turkey


SİPAHİ O. R., Nazli Zeka A., TAŞBAKAN M., PULLUKÇU H., ARDA B., YAMAZHAN T., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.47, no.1, pp.29-33, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1508-102
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.29-33
  • Keywords: Nosocomial infections, healthcare-associated infections, hospital-acquired infections, nosocomial meningitis, healthcare-associated meningitis, BACTERIAL-MENINGITIS, ACINETOBACTER-BAUMANNII, CLINICAL-FEATURES, SHUNT INFECTION, ADULTS, MYELOMENINGOCELE, OUTCOMES, SERIES
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/aim: Healthcare-associated meningitis (HCAM) is a relatively rare entity with significant morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to systematically review the Turkish medical literature for acute nosocomial meningitis.