Vol. 46 No. (2) 81-89 (2019): Aetiology of Encephalitis and Meningitis in Children Aged 1-59 Months Admitted to the Children's Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia

Meningitis and encephalitis are
important causes of admissions and mortality in
Zambia. Apart from bacterial causes, no data is
available on viral agents that cause disease at the
Children's Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia. We conducted
a prospective descriptive study to determine the
viral and bacterial causes of encephalitis and
meningitis in children aged 1-59 months.

Published: 16-05-2023

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