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Tuberculous meningitis.

Abstract:

Uncertainty and doubt dominate all aspects of tuberculous meningitis (TBM). The variable natural history and accompanying clinical features of TBM hinders the diagnosis. Ziehl-Neelsen staining lacks sensitivity and culture results are often insufficiently timely to aid clinical judgement. New rapid diagnostic methods are incompletely evaluated, and many are not suitable for laboratories in low income countries. The duration of chemotherapy for TBM is unclear and the benefits of adjuvant corti...

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10.1136/jnnp.68.3.289

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
68
Issue:
3
Pages:
289-299
Publication date:
2000-03-05
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:bdd9ad7b-6096-4cab-8e73-1102dd8a847c
Source identifiers:
37343
Local pid:
pubs:37343
Language:
English
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