Meningococcal infection: Introduction
Meningococcal infection: A rare infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Neisseria meningitides.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Meningococcal infection is available below.
Symptoms of Meningococcal infection
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symptoms of Meningococcal infection
Treatments for Meningococcal infection
- Early diagnosis and treatment is extremely important to prevent serious illness or death
- Emergency Hospitalisation - all cases require urgent emergency treatment
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Meningococcal infection:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Meningococcal infection?
Meningococcal infection: Deaths
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Meningococcal infection: Complications
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Causes of Meningococcal infection
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Disease Topics Related To Meningococcal infection
Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Meningococcal infection:
Meningococcal infection: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Meningococcal infection
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the most common...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,...read more »
Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis,
when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection,
such as a common cold....read more »
Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been
immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears
off after about 15 years.
Thus, any teen...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis.
The condition goes by the...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked....read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See ...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of...read more »
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Meningococcal infection: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Nerve Specialists:
- Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists:
- Neurology (Brain/CNS Specialists):
- Child Health Specialists (Pediatrics):
- more specialists...»
Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:
Hospitals & Clinics: Meningococcal infection
Research quality ratings and patient safety measures
for medical facilities in specialties related to Meningococcal infection:
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on hospital performance and surgical care quality:
Meningococcal infection: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Meningococcal infection
Medical research articles related to Meningococcal infection include:
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Meningococcal infection: Animations
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Research about Meningococcal infection
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Clinical Trials for Meningococcal infection
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Meningococcal infection include:
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Clinical Trials for Meningococcal infection
Meningococcal infection: Broader Related Topics
Types of Meningococcal infection
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