Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Types of Bacterial meningitis

Bacterial meningitis: Types list

The list of types of Bacterial meningitis mentioned in various sources includes:

Types discussion:

For bacterial meningitis, it is also important to know which type of bacteria is causing the meningitis because antibiotics can prevent some types from spreading and infecting other people. Before the 1990s, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) was the leading cause of bacterial meningitis, but new vaccines being given to all children as part of their routine immunizations have reduced the occurrence of invasive disease due to H. influenzae. Today, Streptococcus pneumoniae and Neisseria meningitidis are the leading causes of bacterial meningitis. (Source: excerpt from Meningococcal Disease (General): DBMD)

Bacterial meningitis: Rare Types

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Bacterial meningitis: Related Disease Topics

More general medical disease topics related to Bacterial meningitis include:

Research More About Bacterial meningitis

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise