epidemic meningitis


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epidemic meningitis

A term variously used for:
(1) Meningococcal meningitis (most commonly);
(2) Bacterial meningitis;
(3) Nonbacterial meningitides.
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A 20-year retrospective analysis of epidemic meningitis surveillance data in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger.
Epidemic meningitis due to Group A Neisseria meningitidis in the African meningitis belt: a persistent problem with an imminent solution.
De- fi ning an area at risk of epidemic meningitis in Africa.
The International Coordinating Group on Vaccine Provision for Epidemic Meningitis Control has also recently approved the release of 381,526 doses of trivalent polysaccharide vaccine (A/C/W135) for vaccination campaigns in Maradi and Zinder districts.
Clonal and antigenic analysis of serogroup A Neisseria meningitidis with particular reference to epidemiological features of epidemic meningitis in the People's Republic of China.