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Meningitis Caused by Methicillin Resistant - Staphylococcus aureus in Patient with Chronic Renal Insufficiency: A Case Report

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.530

ABSTRACT

Meningitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus is a rare illnes with high mortality rate. It is associated with neurosurgery complications, and bacteremia arising from various inflamation foci. Predisposing factors are immunocompromised conditions. We report a case of methicillin resistent-Staphylococcus aureus meningitis in patient on chemodyalisis. Bacteremia originated from suppurative infection of right knee and shoulder. The patient made a full recovery after treatment with vancomycin and chloramphenicol. Regarding meningitis caused by S. aureus we emphasize the importance of locating and treating underlying focus of infection.

Accepted: 
17 Nov, 2015
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e-Published: 29 Jan, 2016

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