The Causes of Postoperative Meningitis: The Comparison of Gram-Negative and Gram-Positive Pathogens


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KURTARAN B., KUŞÇU F., ULU A., İNAL A. S., KÖMÜR S., KİBAR F., ...More

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.28, no.4, pp.589-596, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.20575-17.1
  • Journal Name: TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.589-596
  • Keywords: Etiology, Mortality, Neurosurgery, Postoperative meningitis, NOSOCOMIAL BACTERIAL-MENINGITIS, RISK-FACTORS, CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID, ACINETOBACTER-BAUMANNII, TREATMENT OUTCOMES, CLINICAL-FEATURES, INFECTIONS, MANAGEMENT, ADULTS, EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

AIM: To determine the microbiological etiology in critically ill neurosurgical patients with nosocomial meningitis (NM) and to show the impact of Gram-negative rods and the differences between patient characteristics and the clinical and prognostic measures in Gram-negative and Gram-positive meningitis.