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Meningitis (cont.)

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  1. Roos KL, Tyler KL (2008). Meningitis, encephalitis, brain abscess, and empyema. In AS Fauci et al., eds., Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17th ed., vol. 2, pp. 2621–2641. New York: McGraw-Hill.

  2. Tunkel AR, et al. (2010). Acute meningitis. In GL Mandell et al., eds., Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 7th ed., pp. 1189–1229. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.

  3. Schrag S, et al. (2002). Prevention of perinatal group B streptococcal disease: Revised guidelines from CDC. MMWR, 51(RR-11): 1–22.

  4. Hirschmann JV (2006). Bacterial infections of the central nervous system. In DC Dale, DD Federman, eds., ACP Medicine, section 7, chap. 36. New York: WebMD.

  5. Reefhuis J, et al. (2003). Risk of bacterial meningitis in children with cochlear implants. New England Journal of Medicine, 349(5): 435–445.

  6. Biernath KR, et al. (2006). Bacterial meningitis among children with cochlear implants beyond 24 months after implementation. Pediatrics, 117(2): 284–289.

Other Works Consulted

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2009). Meningococcal infections. In LK Pickering et al., eds., Red Book: 2009 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 28th ed, pp. 455–466. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.

  • Biernath KR, et al. (2005). Bacterial meningitis among children with cochlear implants beyond 24 months after implantation. Pediatrics, 117(2): 284–289.

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2005). Prevention and control of meningococcal disease: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR, 54(RR-7): 1–21. Also available online: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5407a1.htm.

  • Feigin RD, Cutrer WB (2009). Bacterial meningitis beyond the neonatal period. In RD Feigin et al., eds., Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 6th ed., vol. 1, pp. 439–471. Philadelphia: Saunders.

  • Gilden DH (2008). Acute viral central nervous system diseases. In DC Dale, DD Federman, eds., ACP Medicine, section 11, chap. 16. Hamilton, ON: BC Decker.

  • Swartz MN (2008). Meningitis: Bacterial, viral, and other. In L Goldman, D Ausiello, eds., Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed., pp. 2754–2771. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.

  • Tunkel AR, et al. (2004). Practice guidelines for the management of bacterial meningitis. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 39(9): 1267–1284.

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