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Acute Meningitis

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Acute Meningitis by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course CNS Infection—Clinical Neurology. It contains the following chapters:

    • Acute Meningitis
    • Acute Bacterial Meningitis: CSF Findings

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    1. HSV
    2. Bacteria
    3. Fungus
    4. Rickettsial
    5. Prion
    1. There is an increase in the protein due to the phagocytic breakdown of bacterial wall and release of protein.
    2. There is a decrease in protein due to phagocytic consumption of the bacterial wall by inflammatory cells.
    3. The protein levels are normal in this patient.
    4. The protein level is increased due to secretion of proteinaceous material by the living bacteria.
    5. The protein levels in CSF can vary from being high to low.
    1. Lymphocytes
    2. Neutrophils
    3. Monocytes
    4. Basophils
    5. Eosinophils
    1. Glucose is less in acute bacterial meningitis due to consumption of it by the bacteria.
    2. Glucose level is more in CSF due to the secretion of glucose in bacterial meningitis
    3. Glucose levels vary based on a number of bacteria in CSF
    4. Glucose levels are more as the bacteria prevents the usage of glucose.
    5. Glucose levels are more because of breakage of the cells by the bacteria.
    1. Acute bacterial meningitis
    2. Normal CSF
    3. Brain abscess
    4. Fungal meningitis
    5. Viral meningitis

    Author of lecture Acute Meningitis

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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