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J R Army Med Corps. 1993 Feb;139(1):14-6.

Recurrent bacterial meningitis and impaired host defences.

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Army Chest Unit, Cambridge Military Hospital, Aldershot, Hants.

Abstract

Recurrent pyogenic meningitis is uncommon. Its aetiology is often associated with impaired host defence mechanisms. Two such examples are discussed. Case 1 resulted from an anatomical defect and Case 2 a defect of the complement system.

PMID:
8445590
DOI:
10.1136/jramc-139-01-04
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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