Antecedent upper respiratory infection; fever, headache, vomiting, photophobia; seizures, confusion
Nausea, rigors, sweats, weakness. Elderly: subtle findings including confusion
Brainstem auditory—evoked response hearing test for infants before hospital discharge
Mbaeyi SA, Bozio CH, Duffy J, et al. Meningococcal Vaccination: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, United States, 2020.
G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified
G00.2 Streptococcal meningitis
G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
G00.1 Pneumococcal meningitis
G00.3 Staphylococcal meningitis
G00.0 Hemophilus meningitis
Monitor prophylaxis failures and antimicrobial resistance among meningococcal isolates to inform prophylaxis recommendations.
Empirical therapy for suspected meningococcal disease shoul...
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<bold>Figure 67-9</bold> Purpura fulminans in a patient with meningococcemia.
petechiae and purpura in patient with meningococcemia