( SEVAMED 2002)

(Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis, Immunodiagnostics, Pathogenesis,  Vaccines & Drugs)

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3401.      Akpede GO.  Akenzua GI. Management of children with prolonged fever of unknown origin and difficulties in the management of fever of unknown origin in children in developing countries. [Review] [90 refs] Paediatric Drugs.  3(4):247-62, 2001.

3402.      Berkley JA.  Mwangi I. Ngetsa CJ.  Mwarumba S. Lowe BS. Marsh K.  Newton CR. Diagnosis of acute bacterial meningitis in children at a district hospital in sub-Saharan Africa. Lancet. 357(9270):1753-7, 2001 Jun 2.

3403.      Breukels MA.  Spanjaard L.  Sanders LA.  Rijkers GT. Immunological characterization of conjugated Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine failure in infants. Clinical Infectious Diseases.  32(12):1700-5, 2001 Jun 15.

3404.      Burkhard PR.  Sanchez JC.  Landis T.  Hochstrasser DF. CSF detection of the 14-3-3 protein in unselected patients with dementia. Neurology.  56(11):1528-33, 2001 Jun 12.

3405.      Jedrzejas MJ. Pneumococcal virulence factors: structure and function. [Review] [167 refs]  Microbiology & Molecular Biology Review (Washington, DC). 65(2):187-207 ; first page, table of contents, 2001 Jun.

3406.      John MA.  Coovadia YM. Shortfalls in the use of adenosine deaminase in tuberculous meningitis. Tropical Doctor.  31(3):138-9, 2001 Jul.

3407.      Jolly K.  Stewart G. Epidemiology and diagnosis of meningitis: results of a five-year prospective, population-based study. Communicable Disease & Public Health. 4(2):124-9, 2001 Jun.

3408.      Kenyon G. ... and funds meningitis vaccine work. Nature Medicine.  7(7):758, 2001 Jul.

3409.      Kotnis R.  Simo R. Tuberculous meningitis presenting as sensorineural hearing loss. Journal of Laryngology & Otology.  115(6):491-2, 2001 Jun.

3410.      Lauby G. Carcinomatous meningitis in a patient with metastatic breast cancer. Clinical Laboratory Science.  14(3):141-4, 2001 Summer.

3411.      Lewis R.  Nathan N. Diarra L.  Belanger F. Paquet C. Timely detection of meningococcal meningitis epidemics in Africa. [see comments]. [Review] [32 refs] Lancet.  358(9278):287-93, 2001 Jul 28.

3412.      Marx RD.  Baer ST. Spontaneous recovery of profound post-meningitic hearing loss. Journal of Laryngology & Otology.  115(5):412-4, 2001 May.

3413.      Mathai A.  Radhakrishnan VV.  George SM.  Sarada C. A newer approach for the laboratory diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis. Diagnostic Microbiology & Infectious Disease.  39(4):225-8, 2001 Apr.

3414.      Mitra S.  Ghosh D. Pathak A.  Kumar L.  Bilateral subdural effusion and subcutaneous swelling with normally functioning csf shunt. Neurology India.  49(2):178-81, 2001 Jun.

3415.      Panicker JN.  Mammachan R.  Jayakumar RV. Primary neuroleptospirosis. Postgraduate Medical Journal.  77(911):589-90, 2001 Sep.

3416.      Perkins BA. Prospects for prevention of meningococcal meningitis. [letter; comment]. Lancet.  358(9278):255-6, 2001 Jul 28.

3417.      Polin RA.  Harris MC. Neonatal bacterial meningitis. [Review] [102 refs] Seminars in Neonatology. 6(2):157-72, 2001 Apr.

3418.      Rappuoli R. Conjugates and reverse vaccinology to eliminate bacterial meningitis. [Review] [22 refs] Vaccine.  19(17-19):2319-22, 2001 Mar 21.

3419.      Rushing EJ.  Burns DK. Infections of the nervous system. [Review] [76 refs] Neuroimaging Clinics of North America.  11(1):vii, 1-13, 2001 Feb.

3420.      Sheldon T. Dutch consider following UK on vaccines after meningitis scare. BMJ. 323(7311):470, 2001 Sep 1.

3421.      Srivastava S P, Bharti L K. Newer advances in pathophysiology of pyogenic meningitis. Paediat Today. 3(9): 595-603,2000.

3422.      Tarafdar K.  Rao S. Recco RA.  Zaman MM. Lack of sensitivity of the latex agglutination test to detect bacterial antigen in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with culture-negative meningitis. Clinical Infectious Diseases.  33(3):406-8, 2001 Aug 1.

3423.      Zimmerman RK.Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for young children. [see comments]. [Review] [17 refs] American Family Physician. 63(10):1991-8, 2001 May 15.

Apr 02


4191.      Amato AA, Sanelli PC, Anderson MP. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 38-2001. A 51-year-old woman with lung cancer and neuropsychiatric abnormalities. N Engl J Med  2001 Dec 13;345(24):1758-65

4192.      Baltimore RS, Huie SM, Meek JI, Schuchat A, O'Brien KL. Early-onset neonatal sepsis in the era of group B  streptococcal prevention. Pediatrics  2001 Nov;108(5):1094-8

4193.      Enwere G, Obaro S. Diagnosis of bacterial meningitis. Lancet  2001 Nov 3;358(9292):1549-50

4194.      Fliss DM, Zucker G, Cohen JT, Gatot A. The subcranial approach for the treatment of cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea: a report of 10 cases. J Oral Maxillofac Surg  2001 Oct;59(10):1171-5

4195.      Katti MK. Assessment of RD 1-encoded mycobacterial antigens in the immunodiagnosis of pulmonary, extrapulmonary, and latent tuberculosis infections. J Infect Dis  2001 Dec 1;184(11):1497-8

4196.      Klinger G, Chin C N, Beyene J, Perlman M: Predicting the outcome of neonatal bacterial meningitis. Pediatrics 2001, 13(1), 1-6.(014347) Sept 16, 2001.

4197.      Lee GM, Fleisher GR, Harper MB. Management of febrile children in the age of the conjugate pneumococcal vaccine: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Pediatrics  2001 Oct;108(4):835-44

4198.      Lu CH, Chang WN, Chang HW. Streptococcal meningitis in adults: therapeutic outcomes and prognostic factors. Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2001 Oct;103(3):137-42

4199.      Luyx C, Vanpee D, Glupczynski Y, Swine C, Gillet JB. Delayed diagnosis of meningitis caused by beta-haemolytic group G. Streptococcus in an older woman. J Emerg Med  2001 Nov;21(4):393-6

4200.      Nathan N, Barry M, Van Herp M, Zeller H. Shortage of vaccines during a yellow fever outbreak in Guinea. Lancet 2001 Dec 22-29;358(9299):2129-30

4201.      Offringa M, Moyer VA. An evidence-based approach to managing seizures associated with fever in children. West J Med  2001 Oct;175(4):254-9

4202.      Offringa M, Moyer VA. Evidence based paediatrics: Evidence based management of seizures associated with fever. BMJ  2001 Nov 10;323(7321):1111-4

4203.      Ohno S, Negi A, Nishimura Y. Humoral immune response directed against LEDGF in patients with VKH. Immunol Lett  2001 Oct 1;78(3):161-8

4204.      Pulliam PN, Attia MW, Cronan KM. C-reactive protein in febrile children 1 to 36 months of age with clinically undetectable serious bacterial infection. Pediatrics  2001 Dec;108(6):1275-9

4205.      Requejo HI, das Gracas M, Alkmin A, Landgraf IM. Immunodiagnosis of pneumococcal meningitis using Dot-enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. J Trop Pediatr  2001 Oct;47(5):288-90

4206.      Steigbigel NH. Computed tomography of the head before a lumbar puncture in suspected meningitis -- is it helpful? N Engl J Med 2001 Dec 13;345(24):1768-70

4207.      Wittmann A, Wooten GF. Amoxicillin-induced aseptic meningitis. Neurology  2001 Nov 13;57(9):1734

July 02

4752.      Ahlawat S, Kumar R, Roy P, Varma S, Sharma BKS. Meningococcal meningitis outbreak control strategies. J Commun Dis 2000, 32(4), 264-74.

4753.      Bakardjiev A, Glaser C, Schuster F, Visvesvara GS. Three-year-old girl with fever and coma. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2002 Jan;21(1):75, 85-6..

4754.      Berger RP, Pierce MC, Wisniewski SR, Adelson PD, Clark RS, Ruppel RA, Kochanek PM.  Neuron-specific enolase and S100B in cerebrospinal fluid after severe traumatic brain innjury in infants and children Pediatrics. 2002 Feb;109(2):E31.

4755.      Black M, Graham DI.  Sudden unexplained death in adults caused by intracranial pathology. J Clin Pathol. 2002 Jan;55(1):44-50. Review.

4756.      Brown EM, de Louvois J, Bayston R, Lees PD, Pople IK. Distinguishing between chemical and bacterial meningitis in patients who have undergone neurosurgery. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Feb 15;34(4):556-8.

4757.      Caksen H, Uzum K, Kurtoglu S, Sungurlu I, Gulec M. Imaging of an atypical case of congenital toxoplasmosis. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2002 Jan-Feb;26(1):49-53.

4758.      Choi SH, Kim YS, Bae IG, Chung JW, Lee MS, Kang JM, Ryu J, Woo JH. The possible role of cerebrospinal fluid adenosine deaminase activity in the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis in adults. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2002 Jan;104(1):10-5.

4759.      Das S, Mahajan RC, Ganguly NK, Sawhney IM, Dhawan V, Malla N.  Detection of antigen B of Cysticercus cellulosae in cerebrospinal fluid for the diagnosis of human neurocysticercosis. Trop Med Int Health. 2002 Jan;7(1):53-8.

4760.      Deshpande R, Soni M.   Tuberculous meningitis. Gujarat med J 2000, 57(3), 93-4.

4761.      Domingo P, Muniz-Diaz E, Baraldes MA, Arilla M, Barquet N, Pericas R, Juarez C, Madoz P, Vazquez G.  Associations between Fc gamma receptor IIA polymorphisms and the risk and prognosis of meningococcal disease. Am J Med. 2002 Jan;112(1):19-25.

4762.      Florakis D, Kontogeorgos G, Anapliotou M, Mazarakis N, Richter E, Bruck W, Piaditis G.  Isolated pituitary granuloma by atypical Mycobacterium in a nonimmunosuppressed woman. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2002 Jan;56(1):123-6.

4763.      Gumbo T, Kadzirange G, Mielke J, Gangaidzo IT, Hakim JG.  Cryptococcus neoformans meningoencephalitis in African children with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2002 Jan;21(1):54-6.

4764.      Hunziker L, Klenerman P, Zinkernagel RM, Ehl S. Exhaustion of cytotoxic T cells during adoptive immunotherapy of virus carrier mice can be prevented by B cells or CD4+ T cells. Eur J Immunol. 2002 Feb;32(2):374-82.

4765.      Ibsen LM.  Radiological case of the month. Intracranial hypertension and reduced cerebral blood flow in meningococcal meningitis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002 Mar;156(3):293-4.

4766.      Jarva H, Janulczyk R, Hellwage J, Zipfel PF, Bjorck L, Meri S.  Streptococcus pneumoniae evades complement attack and opsonophagocytosis by expressing the pspC locus-encoded Hic protein that binds to short consensus repeats 8-11 of factor H. J Immunol. 2002 Feb 15;168(4):1886-94.

4767.      Jones NS, Walker JL, Bassi S, Jones T, Punt J. The intracranial complications of rhinosinusitis: can they be prevented? Laryngoscope. 2002 Jan;112(1):59-63.

4768.      Kastenbauer S, Koedel U, Becker BF, Pfister HW. Oxidative stress in bacterial meningitis in humans. Neurology. 2002 Jan 22;58(2):186-91.

4769.      Katial RK, Brandt BL, Moran EE, Marks S, Agnello V, Zollinger WD.  Immunogenicity and safety testing of a group B intranasal meningococcal native outer membrane vesicle vaccine. Infect Immun. 2002 Feb;70(2):702-7.

4770.      Kihara T, Miyata M.  Brain abscess formed in the cavum septi pellucidi. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2002 Mar;72(3):411.

4771.      Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK.  Central nervous system aspergillosis: a 20-year retrospective series. Hum Pathol. 2002 Jan;33(1):116-24.

4772.      Knausz M, Niederland T, Dosa E, Rozgonyi F. Meningo-encephalitis in a neonate caused by maternal Mycoplasma hominis treated successfully with chloramphenicol. J Med Microbiol  2002 Feb;51(2):187-8

4773.      Kovoor JM, Mahadevan A, Narayan JP, Govindappa SS, Satishchandra P, Taly AV, Shankar SK.  Cryptococcal choroid plexitis as a mass lesion: MR imaging and histopathologic correlation. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2002 Feb;23(2):273-6.

4774.      Larner AJ, Muqit MM, Glickman S.  Concurrent syrinx and inflammatory central nervous system disease detected by magnetic resonance imaging: an illustrative case and review of the literature. Medicine (Baltimore). 2002 Jan;81(1):41-50. Review.

4775.      Mahapatra AK, Pawar SJ, Sharma RR.  Intracranial Salmonella infections: meningitis, subdural collections and brain abscess. A series of six surgically managed cases with follow-up results. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2002 Jan;36(1):8-13. Review.

4776.      Memish ZA. Meningococcal disease and travel. Clin Infect Dis  2002 Jan 1;34(1):84-90

4777.      Meqdam MM, Khalousi MM, Al-Shurman A. Enteroviral meningitis in Northern Jordan: prevalence and association with clinical findings. J Med Virol. 2002 Feb;66(2):224-8.

4778.      Moellering Jr RC.  The continuing challenge of lower respiratory tract infections. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Mar 1;34 Suppl 1:S1-3.

4779.      Moller K, Skinhoj P.  Guidelines for managing acute bacterial meningitis. Selections BMJ - South Asia Edn 2000, 16(6), 407.

4780.      Nau R, Bruck W.  Neuronal injury in bacterial meningitis: mechanisms and implications for therapy. Trends Neurosci. 2002 Jan;25(1):38-45. Review.

4781.      Nau R, Eiffert H.  Modulation of release of proinflammatory bacterial compounds by antibacterials: potential impact on course of inflammation and outcome in sepsis and meningitis. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2002 Jan;15(1):95-110. Review.

4782.      Okten A, Ahmetoglu A, Dilber E, Dinc H, Kalyoncu M, Ciftcibais K, Yaris N. Cranial Doppler ultrasonography as a predictor of neurologic sequelae in infants with bacterial meningitis. Invest Radiol. 2002 Feb;37(2):86-90.

4783.      Pashenkov M, Teleshova N, Kouwenhoven M, Smirnova T, Jin YP, Kostulas V, Huang YM, Pinegin B, Boiko A, Link H.  Recruitment of dendritic cells to the cerebrospinal fluid in bacterial neuroinfections. J Neuroimmunol. 2002 Jan;122(1-2):106-16.

4784.      Rajs G, Finzi-Yeheskel Z, Rajs A, Mayer M. C-reactive protein concentrations in cerebral spinal fluid in gram-positive and gram-negative bacterial meningitis. Clin Chem. 2002 Mar;48(3):591-2.

4785.      Reis JN, Cordeiro SM, Coppola SJ, Salgado K, Carvalho MG, Teixeira LM, Thompson TA, Facklam RR, Reis MG, Ko AI. Population-based survey of antimicrobial susceptibility and serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae from meningitis patients in Salvador, Brazil. J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Jan;40(1):275-7.

4786.      Reuter D, Brownstein D.  Common emergent pediatric neurologic problems. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2002 Feb;20(1):155-76. Review.

4787.      Saez-Llorens X, McCoig C, Feris JM, Vargas SL, Klugman KP, Hussey GD, Frenck RW, Falleiros-Carvalho LH, Arguedas AG, Bradley J, Arrieta AC, Wald ER, Pancorbo S, McCracken GH Jr.  Quinolone treatment for pediatric bacterial meningitis: a comparative study of trovafloxacin and ceftriaxone with or without vancomycin. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2002 Jan;21(1):14-22.

4788.    Shenoy S, Wilson G, Prashanth HV, Vidyalakshmi K, Dhanashree B, Bharath R.  Primary meningoencephalitis by Naegleria fowleri: first reported case from Mangalore, South India. J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Jan;40(1):309-10.

4789.    Simon RP, Beckman JS.  Why pus is bad for the brain. Neurology. 2002 Jan 22;58(2):167-8.

4790.      Sudha K; Rao AV; Rao SN; Rao A. Oxidative stress and antioxidants in tubercular meningitis Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry 2002 Jan; 17(1): 34-41

4791.      Tecle T, Mickiene A, Johansson B, Lindquist L, Orvell C.  Molecular characterisation of two mumps virus genotypes circulating during an epidemic in Lithuania from 1998 to 2000. Arch Virol. 2002;147(2):243-53.

4792.      Totan M, Kucukoduk S, Dagdemir A, Dilber C. Meningitis due to Salmonella in preterm neonates. Turk J Pediatr. 2002 Jan-Mar;44(1):45-8.

4793.      Tsirpouchtsidis A, Hurwitz R, Brinkmann V, Meyer TF, Haas G. Neisserial immunoglobulin A1 protease induces specific T-cell responses in humans. Infect Immun. 2002 Jan;70(1):335-44.

4794.      Vaispapir V, Blum A, Soboh S, Ashkenazi H.  West Nile virus meningoencephalitis with optic neuritis. Arch Intern Med. 2002 Mar 11;162(5):606-7.

4795.      Williamson JC, Glazier SS, Peacock JE Jr. Successful treatment of ventriculostomy-related meningitis caused by vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus with intravenous and intraventricular quinupristin/dalfopristin. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2002 Jan;104(1):54-6.

Oct 02

5551.      Bhojo AK, Akhter N, Bakshi R, Wasay M. Thoracic myelopathy complicating acute meningococcal meningitis: MRI findings. Am J Med Sci. 2002 May;323(5):263-5.

5552.      Brandtzaeg P, van Deuren M. Current concepts in the role of the host response in Neisseria meningitidis septic shock. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2002 Jun;15(3):247-52. Review.

5553.      Fellick JM, Thomson AP. Long-term outcomes of childhood meningitis. Hosp Med. 2002 May;63(5):274-7. Review.

5554.      Kalita J, Mista UK. Effect of methyl prednisolone on sensory motor functions in tuberculous meningitis. Neurol India. 2001; 49(3), 267-71.

5555.      Kastenbauer S, Winkler F, Pfister HW. Cranial CT before lumbar puncture in suspected meningitis. N Engl J Med. 2002 Apr 18;346(16):1248-51; discussion 1248-51.

5556.      Kitoh A, Arima Y, Nishigori C, Kikuta K, Miyachi Y. Tissue adhesive and postoperative allergic meningitis. Lancet. 2002 May 11;359(9318):1668-70.

5557.      Leonard MK, Murrow JR, Jurado R, Gaynes R. Salmonella meningitis in adults infected with HIV: case report and review of the literature. Am J Med Sci. 2002 May;323(5):266-8. Review.

5558.      Meli DN, Christen S, Leib SL, Tauber MG. Current concepts in the pathogenesis of meningitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2002 Jun;15(3):253-7. Review.

5559.      Sahai SN, Mahadevan S, Srinivasan S, Kanungo R. Childhood bacterial meningitis in Pondicherry, South India. Indian J Paediat. 2001; 68(9), 839-41.

5560.      Seth R, Sharma U. Diagnostic criteria for Tuberculous Meningitis. Indian J Pediatr. 2002 Apr;69(4):299-303.

5561.      Singhi S, Singhi P, Paranwal AK. Baterial meningitis in children; critical care needs. Indian J Pediat. 2001; 68(8), 737-47.

5562.      Sukumaran SK, Prasadarao NV. Regulation of protein kinase C in Escherichia coli K1 invasion of human brain microvascular endothelial cells. J Biol Chem. 2002 Apr 5;277(14):12253-62.

5563.      Tattevin P, Bruneel F, Regnier B. Cranial CT before lumbar puncture in suspected meningitis. N Engl J Med. 2002 Apr 18;346(16):1248-51; discussion 1248-51.


5564.      Hostetler MA, Suara RO, Denison MR. Unilateral facial paralysis occurring in an infant with enteroviral otitis media and aseptic meningitis. J Emerg Med. 2002 Apr;22(3):267-71.

5565.      Inder T, Mocatta T, Darlow B, Spencer C, Senthilmohan R, Winterbourn CC, Volpe JJ. Markers of oxidative injury in the cerebrospinal fluid of a premature infant with meningitis and periventricular leukomalacia. J Pediatr. 2002 May;140(5):617-21.

5566.      Kashyap AS, Kashyap S. Infliximab-induced aseptic meningitis. Lancet. 2002 Apr 6;359(9313):1252.

5567.      Khan NA, Wang Y, Kim KJ, Chung JW, Wass CA, Kim KS. Cytotoxic necrotizing factor-1 contributes to Escherichia coli K1 invasion of the central nervous system. J Biol Chem. 2002 May 3;277(18):15607-12.

5568.      Palacios G, Casas I, Cisterna D, Trallero G, Tenorio A, Freire C. Molecular epidemiology of echovirus 30: temporal circulation and prevalence of single lineages. J Virol. 2002 May;76(10):4940-9.

5569.      Pashenkov M, Soderstrom M, Huang YM, Link H. Cerebrospinal fluid affects phenotype and functions of myeloid dendritic cells. Clin Exp Immunol. 2002 May;128(2):379-87.

5570.      Sharma A, Kaur R, Ganguly NK, Singh PD, Chakraborti A. Subtype distribution of Haemophilus influenzae isolates from north India. J Med Microbiol. 2002 May;51(5):399-404.


5571.      Comanducci M, Bambini S, Brunelli B, Adu-Bobie J, Arico B, Capecchi B, Giuliani MM, Masignani V, Santini L, Savino S, Granoff DM, Caugant DA, Pizza M, Rappuoli R, Mora M.  NadA, a novel vaccine candidate of Neisseria meningitidis. J Exp Med. 2002 Jun 3;195(11):1445-54.

5572.      Jodar L, Feavers IM, Salisbury D, Granoff DM. Development of vaccines against meningococcal disease. Lancet. 2002 Apr 27;359(9316):1499-508. Review.


5573. Liliang PC, Liang CL, Chang WN, Lu K, Lu CH. Use of ventriculoperitoneal shunts to treat uncontrollable intracranial hypertension in patients who have cryptococcal meningitis without hydrocephalus. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Jun 15;34(12):E64-8.


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