n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Bacterial meningitis in the era of paediatric vaccination against the encapsulated pathogens : main article
|Article Title||Bacterial meningitis in the era of paediatric vaccination against the encapsulated pathogens : main article|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Author||Anne Von Gottberg|
|Publication Date||Jun 2010|
|Pages||252 - 259|
Encapsulated bacterial organisms such as Haemophilus influenzae serotype b (Hib), Streptococcus pneumoniae (the pneumococcus), and Neisseria meningitidis (the meningococcus) are still the most common bacteria causing acute meningitis in infants and children worldwide, despite the availability of effective vaccines.
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