TY - CHAP A1 - George Wireko-Brobby ED1 - George Wireko-Brobby Y1 - 2012-03-30 PY - 2012 T1 - Bacterial Meningitis and Deafness in Sub-Saharan Africa N2 - Meningitis is a medical emergency requiring a rapid diagnosis and an immediate transfer to an institution supplied with appropriate antibiotic and supportive measures. This book aims to provide general practitioners, paediatricians, and specialist physicians with an essential text written in an accessible language, and also to highlight the differences in pathogenesis and causative agents of meningitis in the developed and the developing world. BT - Meningitis SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/39085 DO - 10.5772/39085 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-07-28 ER -