cerebrospinal meningitis

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cerebrospinal meningitis

[sə¦rē·brō′spīn·əl ‚men·ən′jīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the meninges of the brain and spinal cord.
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A new serogroup A meningococcal conjugate vaccine (PsA-TT) was introduced in the African meningitis belt with the goal of eliminating epidemic meningitis as a regional public health concern.
An affordable, multivalent vaccine, developed for use in the meningitis belt is needed in this disproportionately affected region to protect against epidemic meningitis.
However, among the common bacterial meningitis pathogens, only epidemic meningitis caused by N.
De- fi ning an area at risk of epidemic meningitis in Africa.
The International Coordinating Group on Vaccine Provision for Epidemic Meningitis Control has also recently approved the release of 381,526 doses of trivalent polysaccharide vaccine (A/C/W135) for vaccination campaigns in Maradi and Zinder districts.
Clonal and antigenic analysis of serogroup A Neisseria meningitidis with particular reference to epidemiological features of epidemic meningitis in the People's Republic of China.