Thanks for posting here.
has the potential to enter the brain if already circulating in the blood stream, and it can lead to infection of the meninges
(the membranes covering our brains). This is called bacterial meningitis
. Meningitis caused by staph can be a serous and one must remain concerned and alert to prevent this from progress.
However, in your case it is not clear whether the altered mental staus is because of meningitis or something else. To confirm please ask your clinician to do a CSF fluid (fluid taken from spinal cord
through a needle) culture, as this would give you the proper diagnosis.
can show inflammed meninges in such case, but it can be missed sometimes in earlier stages.
Your husband must be on staph specific antibniotics, if not please ask your clinicians to do as fast as possible as correct antibiotics wi help him improve faster.