Table 4

Pathogens based on CNS location

BacteriaFungiParasitesViruses
MeningitisListeria, enteric bacilli Cryptococcus Toxoplasma Varicella zoster
Pneumococcus Candida Strongyloides Herpes
Meningococcus CoccidioidomycosisCoxsackie
Haemophilus
Meningoencephalitis Listeria Aspergillus Toxoplasma Varicella zoster
Legionella Cryptococcus Strongyloides Herpes
Enteric bacilli Mucor Papovavirus
Abscess Nocardia Cryptococcus Toxoplasma Papovavirus
Enteric bacilli Aspergillus
Staphylococcus Candida
Streptococcus