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meningococcal

meningococcal

, meningococcic (mĕ-ning″gŏ-kok′ăl) (mĕ-ning″gŏ-kok′sik)
Pert. to meningococcus.
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The effect of immunization with meningococcal group C polysaccharide on the carrier state.
Geographically, North America lead the global meningococcal vaccines market in 2012 due to government interventions, wider immunization programs, and favorable research and development initiative by manufacturers.
The study looked at possible cases of meningococcal disease in the U.
There are up to 1,800 cases of meningococcal disease every year in the UK - the life-threatening condition can cause meningitis and septicaemia.
MENINGOCOCCAL infection hits around 2, 500 people each year in the UK.
The global meningococcal vaccines market overview section of the report demonstrates the market dynamics and market trends such as drivers, restraints and opportunities that influence the current and future status of meningococcal vaccines industry.
The arrangements will cover supply of meningococcal vaccine for the emergency stockpiles for outbreak response.
During February 2011-June 2012, we observed an increase in invasive meningococcal disease caused by N.
Despite CDC recommendations, fewer than 30% of teens have received the second vaccination needed for completing protection against meningococcal meningitis; national call-to-action for health care professionals to improve this statistic.
DubaiHealth Authority has publiclyconfirmed that there are no cases of meningococcal meningitis in Dubai.
Summary: Dubai is free of meningococcal meningitis, clarifies Dubai Health Authority
In the United States, meningococcal disease, a nationally reportable bacterial disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis, has a case-fatality rate of 10%-15% (7).