Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

10587.  Brown NE, Grundfast KM, Jabre A, Megerian CA, O'Malley BW Jr, Rosenberg SI. Diagnosis and management of spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid-middle ear effusion and otorrhea. Laryngoscope. 2004 May;114(5):800-5.

10588.  Chang CJ, Chang WN, Huang LT, Huang SC, Chang YC, Hung PL, Lu CH, Chang CS, Cheng BC, Lee PY, Wang KW, Chang HW. Bacterial meningitis in infants: the epidemiology, clinical features, and prognostic factors. Brain Dev. 2004 Apr;26(3):168-75.

10589.  Ellerin TB, Walsh SR, Hooper DC. Recurrent meningitis of unknown aetiology. Lancet. 2004 May 29;363(9423):1772.

10590.  Gazzolo D, Grutzfeld D, Michetti F, Toesca A, Lituania M, Bruschettini M, Dobrzanska A, Bruschettini P. Increased S100B in cerebrospinal fluid of infants with bacterial meningitis: relationship to brain damage and routine cerebrospinal fluid findings. Clin Chem. 2004 May;50(5):941-4.

10591.  Hausfater P, Fillet AM, Rozenberg F, Arthaud M, Trystram D, Huraux JM, Lebon P, Riou B. Prevalence of viral infection markers by polymerase chain reaction amplification and interferon-alpha measurements among patients undergoing lumbar puncture in an emergency department. J Med Virol. 2004 May;73(1):137-46.

10592.  Hermann L, Embree J, Hazelton P, Wells B, Coombs RT. Reovirus type 2 isolated from cerebrospinal fluid. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2004 Apr;23(4):373-5.

10593.  Kamra P, Azad R, Prasad KN, Jha S, Pradhan S, Gupta RK. Infectious meningitis: prospective evaluation with magnetization transfer MRI. Br J Radiol. 2004 May;77(917):387-94.

10594.  Mohamed N, Elfaitouri A, Fohlman J, Friman G, Blomberg J. A sensitive and quantitative single-tube real-time reverse transcriptase-PCR for detection of enteroviral RNA. J Clin Virol. 2004 Jun;30(2):150-6.

10595.  Portegies P, Solod L, Cinque P, Chaudhuri A, Begovac J, Everall I, Weber T, Bojar M, Martinez-Martin P, Kennedy PG.  Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of neurological complications of HIV infection. Eur J Neurol. 2004 May;11(5):297-304.

10596.  Rai GP, Zachariah K, Sharma R, Phadake S, Belapurkar KM. Development of a sandwich-dot enzyme linked immunosorbent assay for Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen detection in cerebrospinal fluid. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2004 May;27(3):217-23.

10597.  Zaccagni H, Fried J, Cornell J, Padilla P, Brey RL. Soluble adhesion molecule levels, neuropsychiatric lupus and lupus-related damage. Front Biosci. 2004 May 1;9:1654-9.


10598.  Alcala B, Salcedo C, Arreaza L, Abad R, Enriquez R, De La Fuente L, Uria MJ, Vazquez JA. Antigenic and/or phase variation of PorA protein in non-subtypable Neisseria meningitidis strains isolated in Spain. J Med Microbiol. 2004 Jun;53(Pt 6):515-8.

10599.  Hull CM, Cox GM, Heitman J. The alpha-specific cell identity factor Sxi1alpha is not required for virulence of Cryptococcus neoformans. Infect Immun. 2004 Jun;72(6):3643-5.

10600.  Pagliano P, Attanasio V, Fusco U, Mohamed DA, Rossi M, Faella FS. Does etanercept monotherapy enhance the risk of Listeria monocytogenes meningitis? Ann Rheum Dis. 2004 Apr;63(4):462-3.

10601.  Richardson J. Obstetric epidural and chronic adhesive arachnoiditis. Br J Anaesth. 2004 May;92(5):765-6.

10602.  Santangelo R, Zoellner H, Sorrell T, Wilson C, Donald C, Djordjevic J, Shounan Y, Wright L. Role of extracellular phospholipases and mononuclear phagocytes in dissemination of cryptococcosis in a murine model. Infect Immun. 2004 Apr;72(4):2229-39.

10603.  Wald ER. Aseptic meningitis and urinary infection. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2004 May;23(5):480.


10604.  Cottagnoud PH, Tauber MG. New therapies for pneumococcal meningitis. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2004 Apr;13(4):393-401. Review.

10605.  Kedare K; Tendolkar U; Gogate A; Bichile L. Microbiological study of cryptococcus in CSF with special reference to HIV status and clinico pathological correlation.  Indian Practitioner. 2004 Feb; 57(2): 67-71