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2020 Apr 20

BMC Infect Dis



Characteristics and outcome of spontaneous bacterial meningitis in patients with diabetes mellitus.


Pomar V, de Benito N, Mauri A, Coll P, Gurguí M, Domingo P
BMC Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 20; 20(1):292.
PMID: 32312231.


Studies on bacterial meningitis in diabetics patients versus non-diabetics are scarce. In patients with diabetes, bacterial meningitis may have a different presentation, etiology and course. We analyzed and compared the characteristics and outcome of spontaneous BM in adult patients with and without diabetes mellitus (DM).