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Is spinal meningitis fatal?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Meningitis

Untreated there will be a very high mortality rate, but if treated, many patients will survive, but the mortality rate will depend upon the causative organism, the rapidity with which therapy is initiated, and the underlying age and health status of the person infected.

In brief: Meningitis

Untreated there will be a very high mortality rate, but if treated, many patients will survive, but the mortality rate will depend upon the causative organism, the rapidity with which therapy is initiated, and the underlying age and health status of the person infected.
Dr. Martin Raff
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