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Viral causes of encephalitis:

1. HSV-1
2. HSV-2
3. Rabies virus
4. Japanese encephalitis virus + other arboviruses.

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Protozoan causes of encephalitis:

1. T.gondii
2. T.brucei

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Causes of neonatal meningitis:

1. S.agalactiae
2. L.monocytogenes
3. E.coli

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Causes of meningitis 6months - 6yrs:

1. S.pneumoniae
2. N.meningitidis
3. H.influenza type B

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Causes of meningitis 6yrs - 60yrs:

1. N.meningitidis
2. Poliovirus
3. S.pneumoniae

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Causes of aseptic meningitis:

1. Coxsackievirus
2. Echovirus
3. Mumps virus
4. Polio virus

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Fungal meningitis:

C.neoformans

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Axon/Synapse pathogenesis:

1. C.tetani
2. C.botulinum
3. M.leprae
4. Poliovirus

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Bacterial meningitis - Lab results:

Protein - UP UP
Glucose - DOWN DOWN
Cells - PNMs
Pressure - UP

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Viral meningitis - Lab results:

Protein - UP or normal
Glucose - normal
Cells - Lymphocytes
Pressure - Normal

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Fungal meningitis - Lab results:

Protein - UP
Glucose - Down
Cells - Lymphocytes
Pressure - UP