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Immunization Clinic | UMD Health Center

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Meningitis is the inflammation of the covering of the brain and spinal cord that is fatal in 10 to 15 percent of the cases. Though the disease is rare, college students living in dormitories and individuals with weak immune systems can be more susceptible to the disease.

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Meningococcal disease (including meningitis) | Ministry of ...

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Neisvac-C is free for children aged under 9 months with the health conditions listed above. Local district health boards may also fund meningococcal immunisation for public health reasons, for example during a disease outbreak. Other vaccines. Bexsero protects against type B. It is not free, but is available from general practices and some ...

https://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/conditions-and-treatments/diseases-and-illnesses/meningococcal-disease-including-meningitis

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Tuberculous Meningitis - Diseases & Conditions

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Dec 07, 2017 · Centrally located, active lesions may reach considerable size without producing meningitis. Under conditions of poor host resistance, this process may result in focal areas of cerebritis or frank abscess formation, but the usual course is coalescence of caseous foci and fibrous encapsulation (ie, tuberculoma).

https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1166190-overview

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Meningitis in HIV: Overview, Etiology, Epidemiology

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Aug 24, 2017 · Chronic meningitis or episodes of acute meningitis for which no cause is found can occur at any time during the course of AIDS. In addition, although individuals who are HIV seropositive are at increased risk for the development of certain types of meningitis, evidence suggests that they are also more likely than the general population to develop community-acquired bacterial or viral meningitides.

https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1952165-overview

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Meningococcal disease - Wikipedia

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Anyone with symptoms of meningococcal meningitis should receive intravenous antibiotics before the results of lumbar puncture, as delay in treatment worsens ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meningococcal_disease

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What Is Bacterial Meningitis?

Acute bacterial meningitis is the most common form of meningitis. Approximately 80% of all cases are acute bacterial meningitis. Bacterial meningit...Read more

Who Gets Bacterial Meningitis?

Children between the ages of 1 month and 2 years are the most susceptible to bacterial meningitis.Adults with certain risk factors are also suscept...Read more

What Causes Bacterial Meningitis?

The bacteria most often responsible for bacterial meningitis are common in the environment and can also be found in your nose and respiratory syste...Read more

What Are The Symptoms of Bacterial Meningitis?

You want to watch for high fever, headaches, and an inability to lower your chin to your chest due to stiffness in the neck.In older children and a...Read more

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