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Are children more susceptible to meningococcemia?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Edward Smith
Dr. Edward Smith
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Children would only be more susceptible to menigococcal infection due to the fact that they stay in more crowded environments such as kindergartens and schools than most adults would.
Well known outbreaks of Meningococcal infection among college students very well support that.

In brief: Yes

Children would only be more susceptible to menigococcal infection due to the fact that they stay in more crowded environments such as kindergartens and schools than most adults would.
Well known outbreaks of Meningococcal infection among college students very well support that.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Thank
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