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Meningitis in the newborn--a 14 year review.
  1. A H Bell,
  2. D Brown,
  3. H L Halliday,
  4. G McClure,
  5. M McReid
  1. Royal Maternity Hospital, Belfast.


    A 14 year review of meningitis in babies showed that overall mortality and survival without handicap has not improved. The failure to improve the prognosis of these babies during a period when overall perinatal mortality fell rapidly is because smaller babies are being affected and different organisms are being cultured.

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