The clinical course and outcome of Listeria monocytogenes meningitis: A retrospective single center study.

The clinical course and outcome of Listeria monocytogenes meningitis: A retrospective single center study. Neuro Endocrinol Lett. 2019 Oct 30;40(2):79-84 Authors: Abstract BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to determine clinical manifestations and outcome of Listeria monocytogenes meningitis (LM) and to compare with other forms of bacterial meningitis (BM). MATERIAL AND METHODS: We analyzed records of all adult patients with BM who were hospitalized between January 2010 and December 2017 in the largest neuroinfection center in Poland. RESULTS: Out of 343 analyzed patients with BM 24 were diagnosed to have LM. Patients with LM were older compared to patients with other forms of BM (62 years vs. 57 years, p=0.039), were more likely to have cancer (16.7% vs. 4.7%, p=0.045), receive immunosuppressive treatment (45.8% vs. 10.7%, p
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