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How is 'meningococcal septicemia' different from 'meningitis'?
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Location: Meningitis is infammation of the tissue covering our brains. There are a number of causes including infections, which also include a bacteria called meningococcus.Septicemia is when the infection is actively moving in the bloodstream allowing it to spread to many parts of the body. Both are very serious and life threatening.
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