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Table 6 Empirical treatment recommendations for suspected viral encephalitis and meningoencephalitis

From: A systematic review of clinical guidelines on the management of acute, community-acquired CNS infections

  1. The table shows the CMGs that included recommendations for empirical treatment
  2. Abbreviations: N neonates, P paediatric populations, A adults, NS non-specified population, EFNS European Federation of Neurological Societies, DNS Dansk Neurologisk Selskab, DGN: VM Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurologie: Virale Meningoeczephalitis, PHE: VE Public Health England:Viral Encephalitis, BIA: ABN: British Infection Association: Association of British Neurologists, BPAIIG The British Paediatric Allergy Immunology and Infections Group, AEPED Asociación Española de Pediatría, SPILF Société de Pathologie Infectieuse de Langue Française, PHE: ME Public Health England: Meningoencephalitis, NNF Norsk Nevrologisk Forening
  3. *Initial empirical treatment recommendations should be reviewed pending diagnostic results