Group A streptococcus is a rare cause of meningitis among healthy adults and has been reported to have a fulminant course, with a fatality rate as high as 27%. We report a case of meningitis due to group A streptococcus with an indolent presentation and recovery.
From the Departments of *Internal Medicine and †Infectious Diseases, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn; and ‡Department of Internal Medicine, North Shore LIJ Health System, Great Neck NY.
Correspondence to: Shelly Z. Brejt, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, 4802 10th Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11219. E-mail: SBrejt@maimonidesmed.org.
The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose.