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What is the difference between meningococcal sepsis and meningococcal meningitis?

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Dr. Shon Cook
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Location

Organinsm is the same, location is different.
Sepsis is a blood infection. Meningitis is a spinal fluid infection.

In brief: Location

Organinsm is the same, location is different.
Sepsis is a blood infection. Meningitis is a spinal fluid infection.
Dr. Shon Cook
Dr. Shon Cook
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Location

Sepsis is when bacteria is in the blood.
Meningitis is an infection of the lining of the brain. They can coexist, or be found seperately.

In brief: Location

Sepsis is when bacteria is in the blood.
Meningitis is an infection of the lining of the brain. They can coexist, or be found seperately.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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