A case of a severely immunosuppressed HIV-infected man with meningitis caused by Enterococcus faecalis is presented. E faecalis is a distinctly unusual cause of bacterial meningitis in patients with HIV infection and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of purulent meningitis in such patients to ensure optimal empiric treatment.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2002|
- Enterococcus faecalis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Infectious Diseases