Meningitis - Acute Bacterial

Meningitis - Acute Bacterial

ID consult recommended


Additional Information

Guideline originally sourced from Island Health and adapted by Joseph Brant Hospital

  • McGill F, Heyderman RS, Michael BD, et al. The UK joint specialist societies guideline on the diagnosis and management of acute meningitis and meningococcal sepsis in immunocompetent adults [published correction appears in J Infect. 2016 Jun;72 (6):768-769]. J Infect. 2016;72(4):405-438.

  • Tunkel AR, Hartman BJ, Kaplan SL, et al. Practice guidelines for the management of bacterial meningitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2004;39(9):1267-1284.

  • The Johns Hopkins University (2020) John Hopkins ABX Guide (1.27) [Mobile App] Retrieved from:

  • Antimicrobial Therapy Inc (2020) The Sanford Guide (4.2) [Mobile App] Retrieved from:

Approved June 2020