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All of the following statements are true regarding bacterial meningitis except: Diagnosis is made by CSF analysis via lumbar puncture B.

All of the following statements are true regarding bacterial meningitis except:


A. Diagnosis is made by CSF analysis via lumbar puncture

B. The highest mortality is with meningococcal meningitis and the lowest mortality is with gram-negative microorganisms

C. Antibiotics including bacterial lysis can cause subarachnoid inflammation

D. Approximately 5% of children who survive meningitis have hearing deficits

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