Clinical spectrum of meningococcal infection in infants younger than six months of age.

@article{Huang2006ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical spectrum of meningococcal infection in infants younger than six months of age.},
  author={Hsuan-Rong Huang and Hui-Ling Chen and Shih-Ming Chu},
  journal={Chang Gung medical journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          107-13
        }
}
BACKGROUND Neisseria meningitidis is one of the most significant bacterial infections in children and adolescents. As transplacental antibodies in the circulation gradually decline, the prevalence of meningococcal disease among young infants is high, and often presents an invasive clinical manifestation. The purpose of the study was to investigate the clinical spectrum of meningococcal infection in young infants. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed of the medical charts and analyzed the… CONTINUE READING

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