Meningitis causes inflammation of the meninges which is the protective membranes surrounding the in the brain and spinal cord. The inflammation is caused by an infection in the fluid surrounding the brain or spinal. Eosinophilic Meningitis is a type of meningitis that is characterized by a high percentage of white blood cells in the protective layer around the brain and spinal cord. This is usually caused by the parasite Angiostrongylus cantonensis, also known as the rat lungworm. The parasite that causes Eosinophilic Meningitis is brought on by ingesting the larvae in raw or insufficiently cooked fish, snails, or frogs, as well as fresh produce such as lettuce. The larvae penetrate the intestinal tract, go into the blood vessels, and ultimately reach the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Usually occurring in Asia and the Sothern Pacific, Eosinophilic Meningitis is most often cured without issue, but has been reported as a cause of death.
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