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Table 1 Overview of the different diagnosis groups

From: Diagnosing enterovirus meningitis via blood transcriptomics: an alternative for lumbar puncture?

Diagnosis (incl./excl. convalescence sample) Number of samples Group abbreviation
Viral meningitis samples
 Enterovirus incl. convalescence sample 35 EVM1
 Enterovirus excl. convalescence sample 12 EVM2
 Herpes simplex type I excl. convalescence sample 1 VM
 Varicella excl. convalescence sample 1 VM
Bacterial meningitis samples
 Neisseria meningitidis B excl. convalescence sample 2 BM1
 Neisseria meningitidis B incl. convalescence sample 1 BM1
 Streptococcus pneumoniae excl. convalescence sample 2 BM1
 Haemophilus influenza incl. convalescence sample 1 BM1
 Neuroborreliose bact. Borrelia burgdorferi exl. convalescence sample 1 BM2
Non-infectious inflammatory background samples
 Paediatric rheumatological conditions 14 REU