Meningococcal Meningitis C in Tamil Nadu, Public Health Perspectives

  title={Meningococcal Meningitis C in Tamil Nadu, Public Health Perspectives},
  author={Kirubah Vasandhi David and Ruby Angeline Pricilla and Beeson Thomas},
  booktitle={Journal of family medicine and primary care},
Meningococcal meningitis has rarely been reported in Tamil Nadu. We report here two children diagnosed with meningococcal meningitis in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, on May 2014. The causative strain was Neisseria meningitidis serotype C. The role of the primary care physician in early diagnosis, appropriate referral, and preventive measures of this disease to the… CONTINUE READING