• Vaccine Information Statement | Meningococcal | VIS | CDC

    www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/mening.html Meningococcal Vaccines What You Need to Know What is meningococcal disease? Meningococcal disease is a serious bacterial illness. It is a leading cause of bacterial ...
  • Meningococcal | Home | CDC

    www.cdc.gov/meningococcal/index.html Meningococcal disease can refer to any illness that is caused by the type of bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis, also known as meningococcus [muh-ning-goh-KOK-us].
  • Meningococcal disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meningococcal_disease Meningococcal disease describes infections caused by the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis (also termed meningococcus). It carries a high mortality rate if untreated ...
    • What Causes Meningococcal Meningitis - WebMD

      www.webmd.com/.../meningococcal-meningitis-symptoms-causes-treatments-and-vac... WebMD explains meningococcal meningitis -- a serious and sometimes fatal bacterial infection -- including causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
    • Meningococcal Vaccine - WebMD

      www.webmd.com/children/vaccines/meningococcal-vaccine Fortunately, meningococcal disease is preventable, and the key to prevention is the meningococcal vaccine. Here is information about the vaccine that you can use to ...
    • Meningococcal - Immunizationinfo.com

      www.immunizationinfo.org/vaccines/meningococcal Neisseria meningitidis, or the meningococcus, is a group of encapsulated bacteria that can cause life-threatening infections of the bloodstream, bacterial meningitis ...
    • Neisseria meningitidis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meningococcal Neisseria meningitidis, often referred to as meningococcus, is a gram negative bacterium that can cause meningitis and other forms of meningococcal disease such as ...
    • Meningococcal | Vaccines.gov

      www.vaccines.gov/diseases/meningitis/index.html Meningococcal vaccines can prevent four types of meningococcal disease, including two of the three types that most commonly cause meningitis in the United States.
    • Meningococcal Disease

      www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/meningococcal/fact_sheet.htm Meningococcal Disease. Last Reviewed: July 2011. Versión en español; Additional Information on Meningococcal Disease and College Students - cdc.gov
    • Vaccine-Preventable Diseases - Meningococcal

      www.vaccineinformation.org/meningococcal Meningococcal disease is a life-threatening illness. It is caused by bacteria that infect the blood, brain, and spinal cord. People often call it meningitis. The ...