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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.20575-17.1
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.589-596


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.