Group A streptococcal meningitis

Hsi Hsun Lin, Yung Ching Liu, Chen Chia Chiou, Deh Lin Cheng

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摘要

Meningitis due to group A Streptococcus is uncommon. Only a few cases have been reported in the literature. In this paper, we report a case of a 19-year-old man who presented with fever, headache, nausea, vomiting and a decrease in level of consciousness. Five days prior to admission, he had an episode of acute pharyngitis. Group A Streptococcus was isolated from both the cerebrospinal fluid and blood. He recovered without sequelae after therapy with penicillin G for 2 weeks. Physicians should be aware that group A streptococcal infection may cause meningitis.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)802-803
頁數2
期刊Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi
95
發行號10
出版狀態已發佈 - 1996
對外發佈Yes

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    Lin, H. H., Liu, Y. C., Chiou, C. C., & Cheng, D. L. (1996). Group A streptococcal meningitis. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi, 95(10), 802-803.