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Which of the following statements is true regarding fungal meningitis, as it relates to the multi-state outbreak


  1. Meningitis and parameningeal infections are a common complication of epidural injection.
  2. Rarely is post-epidural injection meningitis caused by fungi.
  3. Fungal meningitis is often diagnosed only after the patient fails to improve on antibiotic therapy.
  4. Upon submission of samples of cerebrospinal fluid, diagnosis of fungal meningitis is definitive based on culture results.

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2 & 3

2 & 4

1 & 3

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