Meningococcal Infections

Meningococci are a type of bacteria that cause serious infections. The most common infection is meningitis, which is an inflammation of the thin tissue that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. Meningococci can also cause other problems, including a serious bloodstream infection called sepsis.

Meningococcal infections can spread from person to person. Risk factors include

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  1. Meningococcal Infections (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... not having a spleen Travel to areas where meningococcal disease is common In its early stages, you may ...
  2. Meningococcal Infections/Teenagers ... Meningococcal Infections ... College Health/Specifics ... College Health ... American Academy of Pediatrics ... teen~The American Academy ...
  3. Meningococcal Disease for Adults (National Foundation for Infectious Diseases)  
    Meningococcal Infections/Prevention and Risk Factors ... Meningococcal Infections ... National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
  4. Meningococcal Disease (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Meningococcal disease can refer to any illness that is caused by Neisseria meningitidis, also known as meningococcus bacteria.
  5. Travelers' Health: Meningococcal Disease (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Meningitis/Related Issues ... Meningitis ... Meningococcal Infections/Related Issues ... Meningococcal Infections ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Information ...
  6. Meningococcal Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Early diagnosis and treatment of meningococcal are very important. Classic signs of meningococcal include sudden onset of fever, headache and stiff neck.
  7. Meningococcal Disease: Causes and Transmission (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Meningococcal Infections/Related Issues ... Meningococcal Infections ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Meningococcal is mostly caused by microorganisms ...
  8. Meningococcal Disease (Bacterial Meningitis) Vaccine and Pregnancy (Organization of Teratology Information Specialists) - PDF  
    Infections and Pregnancy/Related Issues ... Infections and Pregnancy ... Meningitis/Women ... Meningitis ... Meningococcal Infections/Women ... Meningococcal Infections ... Organization ...
  9. Meningococcal Disease: Prevention (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Bacterial meningococcal can be treated with a number of effective antibiotics ... meningococcal, meningococcal prevention, preventing meningococcal, vaccination ...
  10. Meningococcal Disease: Signs and Symptoms (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    meningococcal infection is characterized by a sudden onset of fever, headache, and stiff neck. It is often accompanied ...
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