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What are the common age-related suppurative meningitis infections in neonates, infants and adults?
Infants and pre-school children
: Haemophilus Influenzae
: Neisseiria Gonnorhoea, strep pneumoniae
What are 3 risk factors for brain abscesses?
Congenitial heart disease
What are the 2 most important organisms for granulomatous meningitis?
Name 5 types CNS infections DDx in AIDS patients.
Crytococcal meningitis/ mass lesion
Toxoplasmosis (very common)
Progressive multiforme leucoencephalopathy
Bacterial brain abscess
Name 3 causes of parasitic CNS infections.
Name one organisms that may affect immunosuppressed patients.
(Found in various foods e.g. vegies, milk, cheese. It is also a common cause of bacteraemia in pregnant women and neonates.)