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Table 1 Review of main characteristics of Streptococcus pyogenes meningitis cases in the literature

From: Mixed Streptococcus pneumoniae and Streptococcus pyogenes meningitis in an immunocompromised adult patient: a case report

Characteristic of the 29 patients
Age (median, years) 45
Female 17 (59 %)
CSF examination
Leukocyte count 1198/mm3
Protein 2.3 g/L
Predisposing conditions
Otitis 23 (79 %)
Sinusitis 7 (24 %)
Outcome
Acute neurological complications 19 (66 %)
Neurologic sequelae 11 (38 %)
Hearing loss 4 (14 %)
Death 6 (21 %)
  1. CSF cerebrospinal fluid