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Meningitis in infancy affects exam results at age 16

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 24 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1082

Children who survived bacterial meningitis in the first year of life performed less well in academic examinations at age 16, even when they had been in mainstream schooling. A national cohort in England and Wales of 739 such children and 480 matched controls were recruited in 1985-7 …

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