Meningococcal meningitis

Known as: epidemics meningitis, meningococcic meningitis, MENINGITIS, MENINGOCOCCAL 
A fulminant infection of the meninges and subarachnoid fluid by the bacterium NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS, producing diffuse inflammation and peri… (More)
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Review
2015
Review
2015
BACKGROUND An enhanced meningitis surveillance network was established across the meningitis belt of sub-Saharan Africa in 2003… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND A serogroup A meningococcal polysaccharide-tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine (PsA-TT, MenAfriVac) was licensed in India… (More)
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Three bacteria--Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Neisseria meningitidis--account for most acute bacterial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND In Niger, epidemic meningococcal meningitis is primarily caused by Neisseria meningitidis (Nm) serogroup A. However… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Every year West African countries within the Sahelo-Sudanian band are afflicted with major meningococcal meningitis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND We conducted a nationwide study in the Netherlands to determine clinical features and prognostic factors in adults… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
of meningococcal meningitis occur in areas with particular environmental characteristics. We present evidence that the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In the African meningitis belt the importance of endemic meningitis is not as well recognized as that of epidemics of… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
Epidemic group A meningococcal meningitis follows a unique and distinctive pattern in sub-Saharan Africa. Advances in molecular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We examined the cerebrospinal fluid (CF) taken on admission from 60 patients with infections caused by Neisseria meningitidis for… (More)
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