Fever and neurological symptoms

Presentation

Appropriate Tests

Headache, confusion, neck stiffness, convulsions, coma

Cerebrospinal fluid examination, microscopy and culture, serology, NAA (Molecular genetics - microbial), Brain biopsy.

See also Poliomyelitis, Meningitis, Encephalitis, Cryptococcal infection, Toxoplasmosis, Cytomegalovirus infection, Creutzfeldt Jakob disease, Polyomavirus, Arboviruses, Enteroviruses, Tuberculosis, Syphilis, Herpes simplex virus infection, Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcus), Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus), Lyssavirus.