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Title: Guidelines for meningococcal meningitis/septicaemia chemoprophylaxis
Authors: Northern Territory. Centre for Disease Control
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: Centre for Disease Control, Territory Health Services
Abstract: Meningococcal disease is a rare, but serious bacterial infection caused by Neisseria meningitidis. Invasive infection can result in meningitis, septicaemia and sometimes death. With prompt diagnosis, appropriate treatment and supportive measures the case fatality rate is between 5 and 15%. Children under five years, adolescents and young adults are at highest risk of the disease.
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Type: Report
Subjects: Meningitis
Neisseria meningitidis
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