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Are children more susceptible to meningococcemia?

Are children more susceptible to meningococcemia?

Generally: But the meningococcus is a nasty bug and is no respecter of age. If you are exposed, no matter what your age, prophylactic antibiotics are indicated asap. ...Read more

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Is meningococcemia deadly?

Is meningococcemia deadly?

Yes.: Yes, it can be rapidly fatal if not treated quickly. ...Read more

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How exactly does meningitis progress to meningococcemia?

How exactly does meningitis progress to meningococcemia?

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. ...Read more

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How fast can meningococcemia cause sepsis in a healthy individual?

How fast can meningococcemia cause sepsis in a healthy individual?

Hours: It can lead to death, brain or other organ injury within hours if treatment is not promptly started. Get vaccinated! ...Read more

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What is meningocecemia?

What is meningocecemia?

Infection: It is the spread of an infection by the organism nieserria meningococcus into the blood stream. Very serious. ...Read more

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Where can I find statistics about childhood leukemia for the u.S?

Where can I find statistics about childhood leukemia for the u.S?

Seer database or ACS: The seer database is available online and publishes all this data. The leukemia and lymphoma society and american cancer society. ...Read more

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Why do they collect health statistics?

Why do they collect health statistics?

Improve populations: Health statistics help identify areas needing attention and improvement. They are primarily used to help improve the entire population, rather than a specific individual. However, ultimately the public health measures implemented do help individuals so they are important to all of us. They can help identify the emergence of an epidemic and help localize the potential causes. ...Read more

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Where can I find health statistics online?

Try this: Here's a series of websites to get you started, included who, cdc, and kaiser information. http://goo.gl/wkq2j. ...Read more

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Where can you find health statistics online?

Try this: Here's a series of websites to get you started, included who, cdc, and kaiser information. http://goo.gl/wkq2j. ...Read more

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