Infectious Disease

Neurological complications can trace from certain infectious diseases

November 01, 2022

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Saylor D, et al. A string of pearls: Key considerations in the care of neurological infections. Presented at: American Neurological Association annual meeting; october 23-25, 2022; Chicago.

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Saylor reports no relevant financial disclosures.

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CHICAGO- Deanna Saylor, MD, MHS, discussed how certain infectious diseases can lead to neurological complications in a presentation at the 2022 American Neurological Association meeting.
“Have a high degree of suspicion for central nervous system infections, especially in people with HIV infection,” Saylor, associate director of neurological consultation services at Johns Hopkins Medicine, said. “We talked a lot about [tuberculosis] and the difficulties with starting empirical treatment for TB in the [United States] as compared to other settings, but recognizing that TB diagnostics are quite poor.”

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