( SEVAMED 2003)

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

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January 2003  

6172.      Akhtar AJ, Alamy ME, Yoshikawa TT.  Extrahepatic conditions and hepatic encephalopathy in elderly patients. Am J Med Sci. 2002 Jul;324(1):1-4.

6173.      Baheti R, Laddha P, Gehlot R S. CSF-adenosine deaminase (ADA) activity in various types of meningitis. J. Indian Acad Clin Med 2001; 2(4), 286-7.

6174.      Brandt J, Wong C, Mihm S, Roberts J, Smith J, Brewer E, Thiagarajan R, Warady B. Invasive pneumococcal disease and hemolytic uremic syndrome. Pediatrics. 2002 Aug;110(2 Pt 1):371-6.

6175.      Chandramuki A, Lyashchenko K, Kumari HB, Khanna N, Brusasca P, Gourie-Devi M, Satishchandra P, Shankar SK, Ravi V, Alcabes P, Kanaujia GV, Gennaro ML. Detection of antibody to Mycobacterium tuberculosis protein antigens in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with tuberculous meningitis. J Infect Dis. 2002 Sep 1;186(5):678-83.

6176.      Davachi F, Bregu H, Lito G. Recurrent Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis. J Trop Pediatr. 2002 Aug;48(4):249-51.

6177.      Gilbert B, Menetrey C, Belin V, Brosset P, de Lumley L, Fisher A. Familial isolated congenital asplenia: a rare, frequently hereditary dominant condition, often detected too late as a cause of overwhelming pneumococcal sepsis. Report of a new case and review of 31 others. Eur J Pediatr. 2002 Jul;161(7):368-72. Review.

6178.      Inkelis SH, O'Leary D, Wang VJ, Malley R, Nicholson MK, Kuppermann N. Extremity pain and refusal to walk in children with invasive meningococcal disease. Pediatrics. 2002 Jul;110(1 Pt 1):e3.

6179.      John A J P, Lalitha M K, Cherian T, Pai R, Thomas K, Steinhoff M C. Polymerase chain reaction – enzyme immunoassay for diagnosis of pneumococcal meningitis in children and adults. Indian J med Res 2001; 113 (Feb), 48-52.

6180.      Lanska DJ. Anthrax meningoencephalitis. Neurology. 2002 Aug 13;59(3):327-34. Review.

6181.      Martinez E, Miro JM, Almirante B, Aguado JM, Fernandez-Viladrich P, Fernandez-Guerrero ML, Villanueva JL, Dronda F, Moreno-Torrico A, Montejo M, Llinares P, Gatell JM.  Effect of penicillin resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae on the presentation, prognosis, and treatment of pneumococcal endocarditis in adults. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Jul 15;35(2):130-9.

6182.      McCracken GH Jr. Rich nations, poor nations, and bacterial meningitis. Lancet. 2002 Jul 20;360(9328):183.

6183.      Pantosti A, Gherardi G, Conte M, Faella F, Dicuonzo G, Beall B. A novel, multiple drug-resistant, serotype 24F strain of Streptococcus pneumoniae that caused meningitis in patients in Naples, Italy. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Jul 15;35(2):205-8.

6184.      Saghari S, Woolery-Lloyd H, Nouri K. Squamous cell carcinoma in a patient with Netherton's syndrome. Int J Dermatol. 2002 Jul;41(7):415-6.

6185.      Thomas KE, Hasbun R, Jekel J, Quagliarello VJ. The diagnostic accuracy of Kernig's sign, Brudzinski's sign, and nuchal rigidity in adults with suspected meningitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Jul 1;35(1):46-52.

6186.      Totan M. Recurrent pneumococcal meningitis in homozygous C3 deficiency. Indian J Pediatr. 2002 Jul;69(7):625-6.

6187.      Webb M, Ziauddin A, Okusa MD. Coccidioidomycosis meningitis and syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone. Am J Med Sci. 2002 Sep;324(3):155-7.

6188.      Yazawa S, Kawasaki S, Fujimoto C, Ohi T. Case report of meningoencephalitis during a concomitant mumps and parvovirus B19 infection. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2002 Sep;104(4):380-2.


6189.      Blattman JN, Cheng LE, Greenberg PD. CD8(+) T cell responses: it's all downhill after their prime. Nat Immunol. 2002 Jul;3(7):601-2.

6190.      Chretien F, Lortholary O, Kansau I, Neuville S, Gray F, Dromer F. Pathogenesis of cerebral Cryptococcus neoformans infection after fungemia. J Infect Dis. 2002 Aug 15;186(4):522-30.

6191.      George CN, Letha S, Bai SS. A clinical study of chronic morbidity in children following pyogenic meningitis. Indian Pediatr. 2002 Jul;39(7):663-7.

6192.      Johnson JR, Russo TA. Uropathogenic Escherichia coli as agents of diverse non-urinary tract extraintestinal infections. J Infect Dis. 2002 Sep 15;186(6):859-64.

6193.      Josefson D. Cochlear implants carry risk of meningitis, agencies warn. BMJ. 2002 Aug 10;325(7359):298.


6194.      Furesz J. Safety of live mumps virus vaccines. J Med Virol. 2002 Jul;67(3):299-300.

6195.      Perez-Trallero E, Vicente D, Montes M, Cisterna R. Positive effect of meningococcal C vaccination on serogroup replacement in Neisseria meningitidis. Lancet. 2002 Sep 21;360(9337):953.

6196.    Wuorimaa T, Kayhty H. Current state of pneumococcal vaccines. Scand J Immunol. 2002 Aug;56(2):111-29. Review.


6197.      Krysan DJ, Kemper AR. Claims of equivalence in randomized controlled trials of the treatment of bacterial meningitis in children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2002 Aug;21(8):753-8.

6198.      Singh UK, Prasad R, Kumar R, Jaiswal BP. Management of diarrhoea in practice. Indian J Pediatr. 2002 Aug;69(8):687-95.  


April 2003

6812.      Boyle RJ, Curtis N, Kelly N, Garland SM, Carapetis JR.Clinical implications of inducible beta-lactamase activity in Gram-negative bacteremia in children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2002 Oct;21(10):935-40.

6813.      Bui TT, Delgado CA, Simon HK. Infant seizures not so infantile: first-time seizures in children under six months of age presenting to the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2002 Oct;20(6):518-20.

6814.      Chadwick DR, Lever AM. The impact of new diagnostic methodologies in the management of meningitis in adults at a teaching hospital. QJM. 2002 Oct;95(10):663-70.

6815.      Chinchankar N, Mane M, Bhave S, Bapat S, Bavdekar A, Pandit A, Niphadkar KB, Dutta A, Leboulleux D.Diagnosis and outcome of acute bacterial meningitis in early childhood. Indian Pediatr. 2002 Oct;39(10):914-21.

6816.      Chitkara MB, Ryan LM, Stockwell D, Wiedermann BL. Can a clinical decision rule decrease antibiotic use in viral meningitis? Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002 Dec;156(12):1195-8.

6817.      Nashkevich NN, Akalovich S, Louneva N, Heavner GA, Voitenok NN. A monoclonal antibody and an enzyme immunoassay for human Ala-IL-8(77).J Immunol Methods  2002 Dec 1;270(1):37-51

6818.      Patel VB, Bhigjee AI, Bill PL, Connolly CA.Cytokine profiles in HIV seropositive patients with tuberculous meningitis.J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry  2002 Nov;73(5):598-9


6819.      Bulgan T, Gilbert CE.  Prevalence and causes of severe visual impairment and blindness in children in Mongolia. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2002 Oct;9(4):271-81.

6820.      Geyik MF, Kokoglu OF, Hosoglu S, Ayaz C.Acute bacterial meningitis as a complication of otitis media and related mortality factors. Yonsei Med J. 2002 Oct;43(5):573-8.

6821.      Kubo S, Takimoto H, Hosoi K, Toyota S, Karasawa J, Yoshimine T.Osteomyelitis of the odontoid process associated with meningitis and retropharyngeal abscess--case report. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2002 Oct;42(10):447-51.

6822.      Leask SJ, Done DJ, Crow TJ.Adult psychosis, common childhood infections and neurological soft signs in a national birth cohort. Br J Psychiatry. 2002 Nov;181:387-92.


6823.      Zhou F, Bisgard KM, Yusuf HR, Deuson RR, Bath SK, Murphy TV.Impact of universal Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccination starting at 2 months of age in the United States: an economic analysis. Pediatrics. 2002 Oct;110(4):653-61.


6824.      Irazuzta JE, Pretzlaff RK, Zingarelli B, Xue V, Zemlan F.  Modulation of nuclear factor-kappaB activation and decreased markers of neurological injury associated with hypothermic therapy in experimental bacterial meningitis. Crit Care Med. 2002 Nov;30(11):2553-9.

6825.      Kanner AA, Vogelbaum MA, Mayberg MR, Weisenberger JP, Barnett GH. Intracranial navigation by using low-field intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging: preliminary experience. J Neurosurg. 2002 Nov;97(5):1115-24.

6826.      Ouma JR. Recurrent meningitis due to unrecognised skull fracture.S Afr Med J. 2002 Oct;92(10):778-9. 36:  

July 2003

7380.   Antinori S.  Signs of meningeal irritation: what is their diagnostic accuracy? Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Jan 1;36(1):125-6;

7381.   Behzad-Behbahani A, Klapper PE, Vallely PJ, Cleator GM.  BK virus DNA in CSF of immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients. Arch Dis Child. 2003 Feb;88(2):174-5.

7382.   Bonsu BK, Harper MB.  Utility of the peripheral blood white blood cell count for identifying sick young infants who need lumbar puncture. Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Feb;41(2):206-14.

7383.   Finn A.  More lumbar punctures, please! Arch Dis Child. 2003 Feb;88(2):177.

7384.   George C N, Letha S, Sushama Bai S. Clinical study of chronic morbidity in chldre following prygenic meningitis. Indian Pedit 2002, 39(7), 663-7.

7385.   Green DA, Ansari BM, Davis S, Cameron D.  Reagent strip testing of cerebrospinal fluid.Trop Doct. 2003 Jan;33(1):31-2.

7386.   Hertzig T, Weber M, Greiffenberg L, Holthausen BS, Goebel W, Kim KS, Kuhn M.  Antibodies present in normal human serum inhibit invasion of human brain microvascular endothelial cells by Listeria monocytogenes. Infect Immun. 2003 Jan;71(1):95-100.

7387.   Koedel U, Angele B, Rupprecht T, Wagner H, Roggenkamp A, Pfister HW, Kirschning CJ.  Toll-like receptor 2 participates in mediation of immune response in experimental pneumococcal meningitis. J Immunol. 2003 Jan 1;170(1):438-44.

7388.   Mishra OP, Batra P, Ali Z, Anupurba S, Das BK.  Cerebrospinal fluid lysozyme level for the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis in children. J Trop Pediatr. 2003 Feb;49(1):13-6.

7389.   Sadler F, Fox A, Neal K, Dawson M, Cartwright K, Borrow R. Genetic analysis of capsular status of meningococcal carrier isolates. Epidemiol Infect. 2003 Feb;130(1):59-70.

7390.   Saravolatz LD, Manzor O, VanderVelde N, Pawlak J, Belian B. Broad-range bacterial polymerase chain reaction for early detection of bacterial meningitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Jan 1;36(1):40-5.

7391.   Sehgal A, Jyothi MC, Dubey NK.  Comparison of tympanic and rectal temperatures in febrile children. Indian Pediatr. 2003 Feb;40(2):135-40.

7392.   Seth R, Sharma U, Diagnostic criterion for tuberculose meningitis. Indian J Pediat 2002, 69(4), 299-303.

7393.   Shah Z A, Rasool R, Salahuddin M. Clinical utility of routine diagnostic methods and electrophoresis for estimation of acute phase proteins in cerebrospinal fluid of neonates with bacterial meningitis. J med Sci 2002, 5(1), 56-8.


7394.      Ki M, Park T, Yi SG, Oh JK, Choi B.  Risk analysis of aseptic meningitis after measles-mumps-rubella vaccination in Korean children by using a case-crossover design. Am J Epidemiol. 2003 Jan 15;157(2):158-65.

7395.      Overturf GD.  Indications for the immunological evaluation of patients with meningitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Jan 15;36(2):189-94.

7396.      Posteraro B, Sanguinetti M, Sanglard D, La Sorda M, Boccia S, Romano L, Morace G, Fadda G.  Identification and characterization of a Cryptococcus neoformans ATP binding cassette (ABC) transporter-encoding gene, CnAFR1, involved in the resistance to fluconazole. Mol Microbiol. 2003 Jan;47(2):357-71.

7397.      Shapiro S, Miller A, Lahat N, Sobel E, Lerner A. Expression of matrix metalloproteinases, sICAM-1 and IL-8 in CSF from children with meningitis. J Neurol Sci. 2003 Jan 15;206(1):43-8.

7398.  Xu J, Millar BC, Moore JE, Murphy K, Webb H, Fox AJ, Cafferkey M, Crowe MJ. Employment of broad-range 16S rRNA PCR to detect aetiological agents of infection from clinical specimens in patients with acute meningitis—rapid separation of 16S rRNA PCR amplicons without the need for cloning. J Appl Microbiol. 2003;94(2):197-206.


7399.   Lebel MH, Kellner JD, Ford-Jones EL, Hvidsten K, Wang EC, Ciuryla V, Arikian S, Casciano R. A pharmacoeconomic evaluation of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Canada. Clin Infect Dis  2003 Feb 1;36(3):259-68


7400.   Atwood CS, Perry G, Smith MA.  Cerebral hemorrhage and amyloid-beta. Science. 2003 Feb 14;299(5609):1014

7401.   Baker PM, Keeling DM, Murphy M.  Plasma exchange as a source of protein C for acute-onset protein C pathway failure. Br J Haematol. 2003 Jan;120(1):167-8.

7402.   Posteraro B, Sanguinetti M, Sanglard D, La Sorda M, Boccia S, Romano L, Morace G, Fadda G.  Identification and characterization of a Cryptococcus neoformans ATP binding cassette (ABC) transporter-encoding gene, CnAFR1, involved in the resistance to fluconazole. Mol Microbiol. 2003 Jan;47(2):357-71.

October 2003

8078.   Abdulkader I, Cameselle-Teijeiro J, Forteza J. Signet-ring cells associated with pseudomembranous colitis. Virchows Arch. 2003 Apr;442(4):412-4. Epub 2003 Apr 03.

8079.   Bauters TG, Swinne D, Stove V, Nelis HJ. Detection of single cells of Cryptococcus neoformans in clinical samples by solid-phase cytometry. J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Apr;41(4):1736-7.

8080.   Bonora S, Zanusso G, Raiteri R, Monaco S, Rossati A, Ferrari S, Boffito M, Audagnotto S, Sinicco A, Rizzuto N, Concia E, Di Perri G. Clearance of 14-3-3 protein from cerebrospinal fluid heralds the resolution of bacterial meningitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Jun 1;36(11):1492-5. Epub 2003 May 16.

8081.   Cepok S, Zhou D, Vogel F, Rosche B, Grummel V, Sommer N, Hemmer B. The immune response at onset and during recovery from Borrelia burgdorferi meningoradiculitis. Arch Neurol. 2003 Jun;60(6):849-55.

8082.   Chan KH, Ho PL, Cheung RT, Tsang KL, Fong GC, Cheng PW, Ho SL. Tuberculous meningitis with tuberculomata presenting as postpartum pyrexia of unknown origin. Hosp Med. 2003 May;64(5):306-7.

8083.   Foudrinier F, Villena I, Jaussaud R, Aubert D, Chemla C, Martinot F, Pinon JM.  Clinical value of specific immunoglobulin E detection by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in cases of acquired and congenital toxoplasmosis. J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Apr;41(4):1681-6.

8084.   Gonzales N, Tyler KL, Gilden DH. Recurrent dermatomal vesicular skin lesions: a clue to diagnosis of herpes simplex virus 2 meningitis. Arch Neurol. 2003 Jun;60(6):868-9.

8085.   Intapan PM, Maleewong W, Sawanyawisuth K, Chotmongkol V. Evaluation of human IgG subclass antibodies in the serodiagnosis of angiostrongyliasis. Parasitol Res. 2003 Apr;89(6):425-9. Epub 2002 Nov 26.

8086.   Jorgensen GE, Hammarin AL, Bratt G, Grandien M, Flaegstad T, Johnsen JI. Identification of a unique BK virus variant in the CNS of a patient with AIDS. J Med Virol. 2003 May;70(1):14-9.

8087.   Kelley TW, Prayson RA, Ruiz AI, Isada CM, Gordon SM. The neuropathology of West Nile virus meningoencephalitis. A report of two cases and review of the literature. Am J Clin Pathol. 2003 May;119(5):749-53. Review.

8088.   Lledo L, Gegundez MI, Saz JV, Bahamontes N, Beltran M. Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus infection in a province of Spain: analysis of sera from the general population and wild rodents. J Med Virol. 2003 Jun;70(2):273-5.

8089.   Michael JS, Lalitha MK, Cherian T, Thomas K, Mathai D, Abraham OC, Brahmadathan KN. Evaluation of polymerase chain reaction for rapid diagnosis of tuberculos meningitis. Indian J Tuberc 2002, 49(3), 133-7.

8090.   Nowak DA, Boehmer R, Fuchs HH. A retrospective clinical, laboratory and outcome analysis in 43 cases of acute aseptic meningitis. Eur J Neurol. 2003 May;10(3):271-80.

8091.   Sirisanthana V, Puthanakit T, Sirisanthana T.  Epidemiologic, clinical and laboratory features of scrub typhus in thirty Thai children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2003 Apr;22(4):341-5.

8092.   Skelly M, Hoffman J, Fabbri M, Holzman RS, Clarkson AB Jr, Merali S. S-adenosylmethionine concentrations in diagnosis of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Lancet. 2003 Apr 12;361(9365):1267-8.


8093.   Cottagnoud P, Gerber CM, Majcherczyk PA, Acosta F, Cottagnoud M, Neftel K, Moreillon P, Tauber MG. The stereochemistry of the amino acid side chain influences the inflammatory potential of muramyl dipeptide in experimental meningitis. Infect Immun. 2003 Jun;71(6):3663-6.

8094.   Prasadarao NV, Srivastava PK, Rudrabhatla RS, Kim KS, Huang SH, Sukumaran SK.  Cloning and expression of the Escherichia coli K1 outer membrane protein A receptor, a gp96 homologue. Infect Immun. 2003 Apr;71(4):1680-8.

8095.   Riggio MP, Lennon A. Specific PCR detection of Peptostreptococcus magnus. J Med Microbiol. 2003 Apr;52(Pt 4):309-13.


8096. Breuer J. Monitoring virus strain variation following infection with VZV: is there a need and what are the implications of introducing the Oka vaccine? Commun Dis Public Health. 2003 Apr;6(1):59-62.


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