To mark Meningitis Day on 24 April 2015 our Research Office colleague Rachel Beaton wrote this personal piece for the @longitude_prize blog. The Longitude Prize is for work looking to overcome the global issue of antibiotic resistance.
“Meningitis poses a difficult problem for doctors as it can present either as a bacterial or viral infection; finding out which is present in a patient as quickly as possible is crucial. Rachel Beaton from the University of Stirling shares her personal story of being diagnosed with meningitis, with a doctor’s perspective from Prize Advisory Panel member Professor Chris Butler.”
View the article here: https://longitudeprize.org/blog-post/meningitis-day-2015-diagnosing-better-outcomes