Study Evaluating Pneumococcal Meningitis in the Paediatric Population in Spain Four Years After the Marketing of Prevenar.
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The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of pneumococcal meningitis in the paediatric population in Spain four years after the marketing of Prevenar. Also secondary objectives are: 1) to determine the clinical characteristics and outcome of the disease; and 2) to determine serotypes and antibiotic resistance patterns.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
up to 14 Years (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Children from 0 up to 14 years of age with a diagnosis of confirmed or probable pneumococcal meningitis or with a diagnosis of suspected bacterial meningitis without bacterial or viral isolation.
All children from 0 up to 14 years with diagnosis of confirmed or probable pneumococcal meningitis or with diagnosis of suspected bacterial meningitis without bacterial or viral isolation will be included into the study.
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Central Nervous System Bacterial Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Central Nervous System Infections