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Table 1 Aetiologies in 278 episodes of acute community-acquired bacterial meningitis in adults

From: Three-year multicenter surveillance of community-acquired listeria monocytogenes meningitis in adults

Organism n(%)
Streptococcus pneumoniae 135 (48.5)
Neisseria meningitidis 63 (22.6)
Listeria monocytogenes 46 (16.5)
Haemophilus influenzae 9 (3.2)
Escherichia coli 4 (1.4)
Streptococcus agalactiae 4 (1.4)
Others 17 (6.1)