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How do doctors diagnose meningococcal disease?
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Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology
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In brief: Lp
An LP looking for increased white cells and low glucose levels.
Gram stains will show the organisms.

In brief: Lp
An LP looking for increased white cells and low glucose levels.
Gram stains will show the organisms.
Dr. Ian Stein
Dr. Ian Stein
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In brief: Meningitis
Usual presentation is a severe meningitis, often clustered in close contact situations due to infectious potential.
A lumbar puncture with spinal fluid analysis, and testing for the bacterial origin is readily diagnostic.

In brief: Meningitis
Usual presentation is a severe meningitis, often clustered in close contact situations due to infectious potential.
A lumbar puncture with spinal fluid analysis, and testing for the bacterial origin is readily diagnostic.
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