Bacterial Meningitis

  • Hans-Walter Pfister
  • Karen L. Roos
  • Thomas P. Bleck


The earliest clinical and pathological description of meningococcal meningitis appeared in 1806 in a medical and agricultural journal. The remarkable features of the pathological process were recognized and described, including the purulent exudate between the dura and pia mater over the cerebrum and cerebellum, and the turgidity of the blood in the veins and sinuses of the brain.


Bacterial Meningitis Disseminate Intravascular Coagulation Minimal Bactericidal Concentration Pneumococcal Meningitis Neisseria Meningitidis 
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  • Hans-Walter Pfister
  • Karen L. Roos
  • Thomas P. Bleck

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