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Staphylococcus aureus meningitis from osteomyelitis of the spine.
  1. H. S. Markus,
  2. S. P. Allison
  1. Department of Medicine, University Hospital, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK.


    Two cases of vertebral osteomyelitis presenting with secondary Staphylococcus aureus meningitis are described. In staphylococcal meningitis a search for a primary source should include the lower vertebral spine.

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