Serous Meningitis in the Infectious Clinic of Pristina, Kosovo during 2019-2020

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Divjon Krasniqi


Serous meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges associated with the acute onset of meningeal and febrile symptoms, cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis and no increase in bacterial cultures. Meningeal syndrome includes nuchal stiffness, vomiting, photophobia, headache, and other signs. The purpose of this paper is to present the epidemiological, clinical and laboratory features of cases with serous meningitis treated at the Infectious Diseases Clinic within the studied period and also to present the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the number of cases treated in the clinic. The total number of patients with serous meningitis who received services during the period January 2019 to December 2020 was 57. The number of patients was much higher in 2019 compared to 2020.

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