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2023 Jan 23

BMC Infect Dis



Bacterial meningitis in adults: a retrospective study among 148 patients in an 8-year period in a university hospital, Finland.


Niemelä S, Lempinen L, Löyttyniemi E, Oksi J, Jero J
BMC Infect Dis. 2023 Jan 23; 23(1):45.
PMID: 36690945.


Bacterial meningitis (BM) causes significant morbidity and mortality. We investigated predisposing factors, clinical characteristics, spectrum of etiological bacteria, and clinical outcome of community-acquired and nosocomial BM.