Fulde, S., & Fulde, G. (2015). Meningitis or septicaemia in a backpacker?. Medicine Today, 16 (3), 61-63.
Negative blood test results for meningitis but positive for Staphylococcus aureus in a young patient with suspected meningitis and a recent joint injury led to a diagnosis of staphylococcal septicaemia with septic arthritis as the source of the infection.
staphylococcal septicaemia, meningitis