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. Meningococcal Meningitis is caused by Neisseria meningitidis, also called meningococcus, which enters the bloodstream. Meningococcal Meningitis has 13 serogroups and is most common in children and teens. Local epidemics of Meningococcal Meningitis can be caused when people are in close contact. Meningococcal Meningitis is treated with antibiotics and there are also vaccines available for greater prevention. There are three types of vaccines available for Meningococcal Meningitis depending on the serogroup.
Meningococcal Meningitis Bioinformatics Tool
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