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Evaluation of the Immune Status in a Patient With Bacterial Meningitis or Invasive Bacterial Infection

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology
Infectious Diseases

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Description:

A patient who has had an episode of bacterial meningitis may or may not have an immunodeficiency or other defect in host defense. The pattern of findings and the pathogenic organism involved can help determine what form of investigation is appropriate. The author is from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.

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