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Meningitis diagnosis

Meningitis diagnosis
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Overview

Type of care

Outpatient

Method

Diagnostic

About the offer

Meningitis is an inflammation of the protective membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Infectious agents, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi, can cause it. However, early diagnosis and treatment prevent life-threatening complications and long-term damage. The outpatient diagnostic process for meningitis starts with gathering information about potential exposure to infectious agents. The doctor also reviews the patient's medical records and performs a thorough physical examination, looking for signs of meningitis. Laboratory tests assess the overall health and identify potential causes of brain inflammation. The neurologist conducts a detailed neurological exam, an MRI scan of the head and spine, and a spinal tap to collect and analyze cerebrospinal fluid to confirm the diagnosis. Specimens from these tests are examined under a microscope to identify a source of inflammation. Meningitis diagnostic is used when a patient presents with fever, headache, neck stiffness, and altered mental state. It may be performed alone or in combination with other diagnostic methods to rule out other potential symptom causes. Getting a thorough diagnosis of meningitis is crucial for identifying the cause of the illness with speed and accuracy, which leads to prompt treatment and reduces the risk of severe complications. This also enhances the chances of a full recovery for the patient.

What’s included

Medical service

Examination
  • clinical history-taking
  • medical records review
  • physical examination
  • consultation with a neurologist
Laboratory tests
  • complete blood count (CBC)
  • biochemical analysis of blood (kidney and liver function tests)
  • inflammation blood tests
  • blood cultures
  • PCR test
Diagnosis
  • neurological examination
  • MRI scan of the head and spine
  • spinal tap
  • specimen examination
Other
  • cost of essential materials
  • nursing service
  • discharge medical records
  • further recommendations

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FAQ

How long does the offer take?

The offer is designed for 5 days.

Does the offer require you to stay in the clinic overnight?

No, Meningitis diagnosis is an outpatient deal.

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What are the age restrictions?

The offer is eligible for both adults and kids.

Can I customize the content of the offer?

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