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
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Fulde, Sascha and Fulde, Gordian. (2015) Meningitis or septicaemia in a backpacker? Medicine Today, 16(3): 61-63.
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