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Tests to detect type of meningitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   My friend's daughter is in the hospital for meningitis and she told me they had her on ceftrioxone and vancomycin
User :   she is only 1 year old
User :   does that mean she has bacterial meningitis
Doctor :   what are the symptoms she has
User :   my question is viral meningitis is not treated
User :   i am not sure
Doctor :   it is necessary to do CSf examaintion do know whether is is bactyerial or viral
Doctor :   have they have done CSF examaintion
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