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Recent advances in the diagnosis and management of tuberculous meningitis.

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Tuberculous meningitis is a devastating infection that is hard to diagnose and treat. We have reviewed tuberculous meningitis original research published within the last 18 months, selecting papers which we consider have most advanced knowledge.

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We review advances in diagnostic methods, anti-tuberculosis chemotherapy, and the common complications of tuberculous meningitis. New commercial molecular diagnostic tests, such as GeneXpert MTB/RI...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1097/QCO.0000000000000331

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Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases Journal website
Publication date:
2016-10-05
Acceptance date:
2016-10-10
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ISSN:
1473-6527 and 0951-7375
Pubs id:
pubs:656903
URN:
uri:88fdeed5-69da-4fb8-8d66-d4ebbd7c689e
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uuid:88fdeed5-69da-4fb8-8d66-d4ebbd7c689e
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pubs:656903

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