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Am Fam Physician. 1999 Nov 1;60(7):1933a-1936.

Figure 1 in the article “Aseptic Meningitis in the Newborn and Young Infant” (May 15, 1999, page 2767), providing an algorithm on diagnosis and treatment, contained an error in the placement of a decision branch stemming from the point at which a positive latex antigen test or Gram stain is obtained. The corrected algorithm is reprinted in its entirety on page 1936.

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Meningitis in Infants and Newborns

FIGURE 1.

Diagnosis and treatment of meningitis in newborns and infants based on CSF findings. (CSF = cerebrospinal fluid; PCR = polymerase chain reaction; HSV = herpes simplex virus; HIV = human immunodeficiency virus; Ab = antibody; PPD = purified protein derivative).

Diagnosis and Treatment of Meningitis in Infants and Newborns


FIGURE 1.

Diagnosis and treatment of meningitis in newborns and infants based on CSF findings. (CSF = cerebrospinal fluid; PCR = polymerase chain reaction; HSV = herpes simplex virus; HIV = human immunodeficiency virus; Ab = antibody; PPD = purified protein derivative).



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