CNS Infection—Clinical Neurology
CNS Infection—Clinical Neurology

CNS Infection—Clinical Neurology

by Carlo Raj, MD

Is that Cryptococcus or Cryptosporidium? What causes trigeminal neuralgia?

CNS infections are always complicated and this subject contains many details infection and the various strategies used to treat them. Learn about all of the ways that pathogens can infect the brain or spinal cord.

This course covers:

  • Acute Bacterial and Viral Meningitis
  • Tuberculous Meningitis
  • Chemical Meningitis
  • Cerebral Toxoplasmosis
  • Fungal Meningoencephalitis
  • Brain Abscess and Encephalitis
  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis: HSV-1 and HSV-2
  • HIV
  • Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (Prion Diseases)

Dr. Raj will teach you the most important terms and concepts. He will also provide clinical pearls and mnemonics so you can recognize diseases and develop treatments faster. The Lecturio website provides quizzes to test your knowledge and topic reviews to refresh your knowledge. Learn with Lecturio and impress your classmates with your knowledge and high scores.

Course Details

  • Videos 13
  • Duration 1:13 h
  • Quiz questions 54
  • Articles 6


Your Educators of course CNS Infection—Clinical Neurology

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

You probably know MD Edward Goljan and his Rapid Review Pathology Series. But do you know the "new" Goljan? His name is Carlo Raj and he is currently following his mentor's footsteps by presenting you pathology as you have never experienced before.

Carlo Raj has earned his MD at the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and continued his medical career as international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he is CEO of Indus Intellect, whose goal it is to spread medical knowledge across the globe.

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Very down to earth
By olanipekun o. on 25. May 2020 for Acute Bacterial Meningitis: Predisposing Factor Age

The video was very down to earth and easy to understand. Thank you

Very useful content
By olanipekun o. on 24. May 2020 for Acute Meningitis

Great material and the table was just super fantastic. I would appreciate the Lecturio team makes an update to this video, describing the general clinical presentation of meningitis, that will be a big booster.

Another Great Lecture
By olanipekun o. on 24. May 2020 for Fungal and Cryptococcus

I love the combo of humour and medicine, it makes it sink in easily. Thanks once again Dr Raj for such a great lecture. I am just loving neuropathology with you, I hope I could be a guru like you :)

By olanipekun o. on 24. May 2020 for Chemical Meningitis, Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis, Neurosyphilis, Lyme Disease

VERY good lecture, thanks for such an essential break down of this topic, I am loving this topic.