Current status of cerebrospinal meningitis and impact of the 2015 meningococcal C vaccination in Kebbi, Northwest Nigeria.

@article{Ajibola2018CurrentSO,
  title={Current status of cerebrospinal meningitis and impact of the 2015 meningococcal C vaccination in Kebbi, Northwest Nigeria.},
  author={O. Ajibola and S. Omoleke and O. Omisakin},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2018},
  volume={36 11},
  pages={
          1423-1428
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Following the significant reduction of Neisseria meningitidis A (NmA) in most parts of northern Nigeria, a new strain of Neisseria meningitidis C (NmC) emerged in 2013 causing outbreaks in the north and recently spreading to southern parts of the Nigeria. This study provides detailed epidemiological investigation in the last four years. METHODS Analysis of confirmed and suspected cases of meningitis in Kebbi, Nigeria from 2014 to June 2017 detected through Integrated Disease… Expand
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