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Meningococcal disease: clinical presentation and sequelae.

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The clinical spectrum of invasive meningococcal disease is diverse with meningitis and/or septicaemia being the commonest modes of presentation. The severity of manifestations of meningococcal infection ranges from bacteraemia, associated with mild non-specific symptoms, to fulminant sepsis with multiorgan failure and death in approximately 10-15% of cases. Localised infections (such as conjunctivitis or septic arthritis) as well as chronic disease may be the sole clinical manifestations but ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Vaccine
Volume:
30 Suppl 2
Issue:
SUPPL. 2
Pages:
B3-B9
Publication date:
2012-05-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-2518
ISSN:
0264-410X
Source identifiers:
332805
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:332805
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uuid:3e551bcf-63a0-4fbb-9d67-a5aee3ebe254
Local pid:
pubs:332805
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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