A case of anthrax meningitis.

Albayrak F., Memikoglu O., Kurt O., Cokca F., BİRENGEL M. S., Tekeli E.

Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases, vol.34, no.8, pp.627-8, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Meningeal anthrax is a very rare complication of the cutaneous, respiratory and gastrointestinal form of anthrax infection, Anthrax bacilli, most commonly enter the body via the skin, and the organism then disseminates to the central nervous system via the hematogenous or lymphatic routes leading to fatal bacterial meningitis, even with intensive antibacterial therapy.