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Table 3 Outcome by Organism

From: A systematic review of cases of meningitis in the absence of cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis on lumbar puncture

Bacterial
 Organism Died Survived Unknown Mortality
 S. pneumoniae 6 12 4 33%
 N. meningitidis 7 14 4 33%
 H. influenzae 3 11 3 21%
 L. monocytogenes 1 1 1 50%
 Acenobacter 0 0 1 N/A
 C. septicum 1 0 0 100%
 Clostridium sp. 1 0 0 100%
 Bacteroides sp
 E. coli 2 4 1 33%
 Enterbacter 0 0 1 N/A
 Enterococcus 0 0 2 N/A
 Gram + Cocci 0 0 3 N/A
 Group B Streptococcus 0 3 3 0%
 M. polymorpha 0 1 0 0%
 M. tuberculosis 0 2 0 0%
 P. aeruginosa 0 0 2 N/A
 P. Mirabilis 1 0 0 100%
 S. aureus 0 1 1 0%
 S. bovis 0 1 0 0%
 S. parasanguinis on 1st culture, S. pneumoniae on 2nd culture 0 0 1 N/A
Fungal
 Organism Died Survived Unknown Mortality
Cryptococcus 4 3 0 57%
A. niger 1 0 0 100%
C. albicans 0 1 0 0%
Viral
 Organism Died Survived Unknown Mortality
Enterovirus 0 1 11 0%
Echovirus type 3 0 1 0 0%
Echovirus type 9 0 1 0 0%
Adenovirus type 3 0 1 0 0%
Herpes Simplex 1 0 1 0 0%