Jan 1, 1976

The value of epicillin and ampicillin in the treatment of meningococcal and pneumococcal meningitis

Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
A HassanA H Abu El Ella

Abstract

96 patients with meningitis due to Neisseria meningitidis and Diplococcus pneumoniae were treated with epicillin or ampicillin according to a predesigned randomization chart. Results indicate that epicillin and ampicillin are effective single drugs in the treatment of meningococcal and pneumococcal meningitis. No adverse reactions were noted with either drug and they were comparable in their efficacy.

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Neisseria meningitidis
Meningitis, Pneumococcal, Penicillin-Resistant
Epicillin
Meningitis, Meningococcal, Serogroup Y
Drug Evaluation
Neisseria Meningitidis Antibody Assay
Ukapen
Ampicillin
Meningitis
Meningococcal vaccine component

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