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Table 5 Cases with concomitant sources of infection

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

Age Gender CSF Culture Blood culture Outcome
Pneumonia or pleural effusion
 57 years M S. pneumoniae S. pneumoniae Survived
 86 years M S. pneumoniae S. pneumoniae Death
 18 years M S. pneumoniae n/a Death
 62 years M S. pneumoniae n/a Death
 59 years M A. niger n/a Death
 50 years F S. pneumoniae S. pneumoniae Survived
 2.5 months M N. meningitidis n/a Survived
 1 year F H. influenzae H. influenzae Died
 66 years M S. pneumoniae S. pneumoniae Survived
 6 months F S. pneumoniae n/a Survived
 50 years F S. pneumoniae S. pneumoniae Unknown
Arthrocentesis
 83 years F N. meningitidis N. meningitidis Survived
 26 years M H. influenzae H. influenzae Survived
 37 days F C. albicans Negative Survived
Urine
 76 years F P. Mirabilis P. mirabilis Death
Peritoneal fluid
 54 years F E. coli E. coli Death
 63 years M E. coli E. coli Death