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Rifampicin in pneumococcal meningoencephalitis.
  1. M J Peters,
  2. B L Pizer,
  3. M Millar
  1. Bristol Royal Hospital for Sick Children.


    The cases are reported of two infants with pneumococcal meningitis in whom initial antibiotic treatment was ineffective despite the organisms being sensitive to the drugs used. A clinical and radiological diagnosis of meningoencephalitis was made. A rapid improvement followed the addition of rifampicin treatment.

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