MENG_dx_csf_skin_aspirates_cctr_180808
EBM Reviews - Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials 3rd Quarter 2008

#SearchesResults
1exp “SENSITIVITY AND SPECIFICITY”/8501
2sensitivity.ti,ab.11345
3specificity.ti,ab.3407
4((post-test or posttest) adj probability).ti,ab.12
5((pre-test or pretest) adj probability).ti,ab.14
6predictive value$.tw.1719
7likelihood ratio$.tw.121
8di.xs.50593
9or/1–862178
10exp MENINGITIS, BACTERIAL/227
11((bacterial$ or infect$) adj3 (meningitis or meningitides)).ti,ab.174
12((bacterial$ or infect$) adj3 meninges).ti,ab.2
13(infect$ adj3 (leptomeninges or subarachnoid space?)).ti,ab.0
14((meningitis or meningitid?s) adj3 (e coli or escherichia coli)).ti,ab.1
15((meningitis or meningitid?s) adj3 (haemophilus or hemophilus)).ti,ab.28
16((meningitis or meningitid?s) adj3 listeria).ti,ab.2
17((meningitis or meningitid?s) adj3 meningococc$).ti,ab.33
18((meningitis or meningitid?s) adj3 pneumococc$).ti,ab.22
19((meningitis or meningitid?s or meningeal or Pachymeningitis) adj3 (tuberculosis or tuberculous or tubercular)).ti,ab.42
20meningoencephalitis.ti,ab.18
21MENINGOENCEPHALITIS/10
22MENINGITIS/99
23BACTEREMIA/380
24(septic?emi? or bacter?emi?).ti,ab.1259
25MENINGOCOCCAL INFECTIONS/72
26(meningococcal adj3 (sepsis or septic or toxic or endotoxic or disease or infection?)).ti,ab.62
27meningococc?emi?.ti,ab.5
28exp NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS/124
29(Neisseria meningitidis or n meningitidis).ti,ab.134
30or/10–291929
31exp POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION/1126
32NUCLEIC ACID AMPLIFICATION TECHNIQUES/12
33PCR.ti,ab.1479
34polymerase chain reaction?.ti,ab.1104
35ANTIGENS, BACTERIAL/ or ANTIGENS, VIRAL/423
36rapid antigen.ti,ab.13
37(antigen? adj3 test$).ti,ab.340
38exp IMMUNOLOGIC TESTS/5799
39exp REAGENT KITS, DIAGNOSTIC/177
40CEREBROSPINAL FLUID/103
41(cerebro?spinal adj2 fluid?).ti,ab.906
42exp BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES/338
43exp BLOOD/9100
44(blood adj3 cultur$).ti,ab.681
45exp SKIN TESTS/1697
46exp MICROSCOPY/841
47((skin or epidermal or dermal) adj3 (test$ or microscopy)).ti,ab.1697
48exp SKIN/3127
49dermoscop$.ti,ab.9
50((skin or epidermal or dermal) adj3 (scraping? or aspirate?)).ti,ab.10
51gram? stain$.ti,ab.146
52(agglutination adj3 (test$ or latex)).ti,ab.66
53exp AGGLUTINATION TESTS/136
54(latex adj3 fixation).ti,ab.0
55(skin adj3 aspirate?).ti,ab.1
56((skin or lesion? or epiderm$ or derm$) adj3 aspirate?).ti,ab.4
57(rapid diagnos$ or rapid diagnostic test$).ti,ab.61
58(early adj2 diagnosis).ti,ab.386
59EARLY DIAGNOSIS/85
60or/31–5923403
61and/30,60520
62HUMANS/ and ANIMALS/5715
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Bacterial Meningitis and Meningococcal Septicaemia: Management of Bacterial Meningitis and Meningococcal Septicaemia in Children and Young People Younger than 16 Years in Primary and Secondary Care.
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National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).
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