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Pneumococcal meningitis with normal cerebrospinal biochemistry and no pneumococci at microscopy, mimicking a stroke: a case report

  • Gideon Ertner1Email author,
  • Jeppe Romme Christensen2 and
  • Christian T. Brandt1
Journal of Medical Case Reports201711:150

Received: 16 December 2016

Accepted: 21 February 2017

Published: 7 June 2017

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Original Submission
16 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
24 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - mansoor abdulla
29 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - shagufta ahsan
23 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Gideon Ertner
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Feb 2017 Editorially accepted
7 Jun 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13256-017-1287-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Pulmonary and Infectious Diseases, Nordsjællands Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hillerød, Denmark
Department of Neurology, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark