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Other CNS Bacterial Infections

Bacteriology

Organ and System Infections

  1. Fiona E. Donald BMedSci, BMBS, FRCPath Consultant Medical Microbiologist

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0021

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Donald, F. E. 2010. Other CNS Bacterial Infections. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University Hospital, Department of Microbiology, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Intracranial Abscess (Brain Abscess)
  • 3
    Subdural Empyema and Intracranial Epidural Abscess
  • 4
    Spinal Epidural Abscess

Keywords:

  • other CNS bacterial infections;
  • focal pyogenic infections of central nervous system (CNS) and life-threatening conditions;
  • intracranial abscess (brain abscess);
  • brain abscess bacteriology;
  • C-reactive protein (CRP) and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR);
  • empiric antimicrobial therapy in brain abscess;
  • subdural empyema and intracranial epidural abscess;
  • bacterial isolates and antibiotic therapy for spinal epidural abscess