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5. In children and young people up to 16 years of age with a petechial rash, can non-specific laboratory tests (C-reactive protein, white blood cell count, blood gas) help to confirm or refute the diagnosis of meningococcal disease?

MENG_nonspecific_labs_septicaemia_cctr_281108EBM Reviews - Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials 4th Quarter 2008

DARE, CDSRMENG_nonspecific_labs_septicaemia_cdsrdare_281108

EMBASE 1980 to 2008 Week 48MENG_nonspecific_labs_septicaemia_embase_281108

Ovid MEDLINE(R) 1950 to November Week 3 2008MENG_nonspecific_labs_septicaemia_medline_281108

7. In children and young people with suspected meningitis, can CSF variables (white cell count, glucose, protein) distinguish between bacterial and viral meningitis?

15. What antibiotic regimen (type) should be used to treat children and young people with suspected bacterial meningitis or meningocococcal septicaemia in the secondary care setting?

MENG_antibiotic_regimen_2ary_care_economics_medline_300908Ovid MEDLINE(R) 1950 to September Week 3 2008

MENG_antibiotic_regimen_2ary_care_economics_eedhta_300908CLEED, CLHTA

MENG_antibiotic_regimen_2ary_care_economics_embase_300908EMBASE 1980 to 2008 Week 39