Tuberculous meningitis in adults: a review of a decade of developments focusing on prognostic factors for outcome.
Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most severe form of TB. Despite treatment, mortality and long-term disability remain unacceptably high. Prevention, early recognition, diagnosis and treatment are fundamental to improving outcomes. However, an effective vaccine remains elusive, initial symptoms are nonspecific, and sensitive diagnostic tests are not available. There has been progress in our understanding of the immunopathology of TBM, and several factors have been found to be associated wit...Expand abstract
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