[Epidemiological notes: meningococcal meningitis of serogroup X in Niamey (Niger)].

@article{Etienne1990EpidemiologicalNM,
  title={[Epidemiological notes: meningococcal meningitis of serogroup X in Niamey (Niger)].},
  author={J{\^e}rome Etienne and G{\"o}ran Sperber and Adamos Adamou and J. J. Picq},
  journal={Medecine tropicale : revue du Corps de sante colonial},
  year={1990},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={
          227-9
        }
}
From 19th February to 15th April 1990, 22 strains of meningococcus belonging to serogroup X have been identified by the Centre for Study and Research on meningitidis and Schistosomiases (CERMES) at Niamey (Niger). Serogroup X has been confirmed by the Centre Collaborating WHO of Reference and Training for Meningococci (CCOMSRFM) at Marseille (France). These strains have been isolated from cerebrospinal fluid of patients suffering from cerebrospinal meningitis and living in different… CONTINUE READING

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