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So not all meningitis is caused by n. Meningitis? And not all "meningococcal disease" is meningitis?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: No

There are a number of bacteria beside n.
Meningitidis that can cause meningitis. The most common manifestation of Meningococcal infection is 'flu-like illness.' meningitis by n. Meningitidis is easily treatable and serious neurologic sequelae is uncommon.

In brief: No

There are a number of bacteria beside n.
Meningitidis that can cause meningitis. The most common manifestation of Meningococcal infection is 'flu-like illness.' meningitis by n. Meningitidis is easily treatable and serious neurologic sequelae is uncommon.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Lucia Zamorano
Neurosurgery

In brief: Meningitis

That is correct.

In brief: Meningitis

That is correct.
Dr. Lucia Zamorano
Dr. Lucia Zamorano
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