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How long is the incubation period for bacterial meningitis?
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: Incubation period
From exposure to the development of meningitis can be from hours (meningcoccal meningitis) to several days.

In brief: Incubation period
From exposure to the development of meningitis can be from hours (meningcoccal meningitis) to several days.
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 2 to 10 days
Bacterial meningitis incubation period refers to the time gap from the time the disease causing bacteria enters the body, to the time when the first symptom is visible.
Although the bacterial meningitis incubation period is between 2 - 10 days, sometimes the symptoms can appear in a few hours too.

In brief: 2 to 10 days
Bacterial meningitis incubation period refers to the time gap from the time the disease causing bacteria enters the body, to the time when the first symptom is visible.
Although the bacterial meningitis incubation period is between 2 - 10 days, sometimes the symptoms can appear in a few hours too.
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