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how exactly does meningitis progress to meningococcemia?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
It's actually...: ...The other way around: meningococcus invades the bloodstream from the nose, causing meningoconnemia; blood carries the bacteria to the brain, causing meningitis.
Answered on Sep 8, 2012

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