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How to diagnose bacterial meningitis without spinal test?
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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
In brief: Need Spinal test
You can diagnose meningitis clinically but this won't tell you if it is bacterial or viral.
A spinal tap should be done to confirm the diagnosis and for treatment decisions.

In brief: Need Spinal test
You can diagnose meningitis clinically but this won't tell you if it is bacterial or viral.
A spinal tap should be done to confirm the diagnosis and for treatment decisions.
Dr. Barry Bergman
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