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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)  
    ... problems, including a serious bloodstream infection called sepsis. Meningococcal infections can spread from person to person. Risk factors ... need to be treated. A vaccine can prevent meningococcal infections.
  2. ClinicalTrials.gov: Meningococcal Infections From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Meningococcal Infections/Clinical Trials ... Meningococcal Infections
  3. 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 by other symptoms
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  5. Meningitis (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... can also harm other organs. Pneumococcal infections and meningococcal infections are the most common causes of bacterial meningitis. ...
  6. Travelers' Health: Meningococcal Disease (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Meningococcal Infections/Related Issues
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