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Can bacterial meningitis be contagious?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Bacterial meningitis is contageous, the degree of which is relatively specific to the bacteria involved.
A germ like meningococcus is easily passed in a brief exposure while tuberculusis is much harder to pass, requiring much longer exposure.

In brief: Yes

Bacterial meningitis is contageous, the degree of which is relatively specific to the bacteria involved.
A germ like meningococcus is easily passed in a brief exposure while tuberculusis is much harder to pass, requiring much longer exposure.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Ari Ben-Yishay
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely

Yes!

In brief: Absolutely

Yes!
Dr. Ari Ben-Yishay
Dr. Ari Ben-Yishay
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