Diseases

Name

Meningitis

Names alternate

Bacterial meningitis
Meningococcal meningitis
Viral meningitis
Fungal meningitis
Parasitic meningitis
Non infectious meningitis

Parents
(1) Febrile Illness
Agents
(1) (Arbovirus) > Virus
(2) Cryptococcus > (Basidiomycota) > Fungi
(3) Enterovirus > Picornaviridae > Virus
(4) Group B Streptococcus (Streptococcus agalactiae) > Streptococcus > Bacteria
(5) Haemophilus influenzae > Haemophilus > Bacteria
(6) Herpes simplex virus > Herpesviridae > Virus
(7) Histoplasma > Yeast and sac fungi (Ascomycota) > Fungi
(8) Neisseria meningitidis > Neisseria > Bacteria
(9) Rat lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis) > Nematodes (Nematoda) > Metazoa (Animalia)
(10) Streptococcus pneumoniae > Streptococcus > Bacteria
Populations
(1) Human (Homo sapiens sapiens) > Primate > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Transmission
(1) Air-borne
(2) Casual contact
(3) In utero
Properties
(1) Vaccine preventable
Documents
(1) CDC: Meningitis (2015)
(2) Heath PT, Nik Yusoff NK, Baker CJ: Neonatal Meningitis (2002)
Created

2015-07-27 15:01:21+00:00

Modified

2015-11-02 21:50:51.411568+00:00