What is the incidence of neurologic complications of bacterial meningitis?

Updated: Jul 16, 2019
  • Author: Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
  • Print

Even with effective antimicrobial therapy, significant neurologic complications have been reported to occur in as many as 30% of survivors of bacterial meningitis. Close monitoring for the development of these complications is essential.

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!