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Would a blood culture be positive if I had meningitis?

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Dr. Tarek Nashawi
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: Not always

It depends on how bad the meningitis is, but it helps narrow down the antibiotis if the blood cultures were positive.

In brief: Not always

It depends on how bad the meningitis is, but it helps narrow down the antibiotis if the blood cultures were positive.
Dr. Tarek Nashawi
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