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Correction: Hydrocephalus is a rare outcome in community-acquired bacterial meningitis in adults: a retrospective analysis

Jacob Bodilsen1*, Henrik Carl Schønheyder2 and Henrik Nielsen1

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1 Department of Infectious Diseases, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Hobrovej 18-22, PO box 365, 9100 Aalborg, Denmark

2 Department of Clinical Microbiology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark

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BMC Infectious Diseases 2013, 13:553  doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-553

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Received:8 November 2013
Accepted:13 November 2013
Published:19 November 2013

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After publication of this work [1], we became aware of two errors in Table two (Table 1 here). In the column describing scanned patients without hydrocephalus the CSF:blood glucose index and CSF protein levels were incorrect and should instead be 0.04 and 4.6 g/L respectively.

Table 1. Clinical and laboratory features of bacterial meningitis patients with and without hydrocephalus

We apologize if this has caused any inconvenience to readers of the article.


  1. Bodilsen J, Schønheyder HC, Nielsen HI: Hydrocephalus is a rare outcome in community-acquired bacterial meningitis in adults: a retrospective analysis.

    BMC Infect Dis 2013, 13:321. PubMed Abstract | BioMed Central Full Text | PubMed Central Full Text OpenURL

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