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If patient is diagnosed with acute purulent meningitis what would CSF show?
Increased neutrophils
Increased pressure
Cloudy CSF
Increased protein
Decreased glucose
Which syndrome can develop from meningitis associated septicemia

Describe it
Waterhouse- Friederichsen syndrome - hemorrhagic infarction of adrenal glands - cutaneous petechiae - common with meningococcal and pneumococcal meningitis
What will be increased in CSF in viral aseptic meningitis
Lymphocytes
What is the most common cause of viral aseptic meningitis
Enterovirus - polio, echovirus, coxsackie
Drug induced aseptic meningitis can be caused by what drugs
Antibiotics and NSAIDS
In drug induced aseptic meningitis what would be findings in CSF
STERILE - with increased neurtophils and increased protein
Which intrauterine viral infection can cause encephalitis and congenital malformations
Rubella
HSV 1 infection of brain most often occurs in which part of the brain?
Temporal lobe