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Is bacterial meningitis contagious?
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Dr. Lucia Zamorano
Neurosurgery
In brief: Meningitis
Some are some are not.

In brief: Meningitis
Some are some are not.
Dr. Lucia Zamorano
Dr. Lucia Zamorano
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Some types
Meningococcal meningitis can be highly contagious, especially in close quarters, e.
g. College dorms, military recruits. Vaccinations recommended, before exposure, contacts get prophylactic antibiotic rx. Others may or not be, depending on the type and how the meningitis was contracted.

In brief: Some types
Meningococcal meningitis can be highly contagious, especially in close quarters, e.
g. College dorms, military recruits. Vaccinations recommended, before exposure, contacts get prophylactic antibiotic rx. Others may or not be, depending on the type and how the meningitis was contracted.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
Thank
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