I would add my voice to Jay's comments.
I have treated aseptic meningitis as an outpatient with careful follow up
and repeat evaluations..
I did not give antibiotics..
One needs to make a decision as to what they are treating.. This giving
antibiotics even though it seems viral is a schizophrenic approach.. you
either believe your data or you dont. Of you must realize that the
sensitivity and specificity of your tests has limitations, and the negative
predictive values are not 100% for any of the parameters mentioned..So in
this case where the waters are muddy.. ( mixed differential, exposure to
unknown type of meningitis and the need for opiate analgesia) I would
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