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Treatment should be immediate, keeping in mind that clinical signs are often nonspecific.

Symptoms usually include fever, symptoms of endocranial hypertension, hypertonic-antalgic symptoms, psychic sphere symptoms, symptoms associated with breathing and digestion, and neurovegetative symptoms.

The lumbar procedure must be performed to confirm that it is meningitis. It is also very important to immediately perform culture examination on pharynx and nostrils, blood cultures, urine examination, and coagulation tests.

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