All that follows is from the PedsCases Note (Infographic) on Invasive Meningococcal Disease.
Invasive Meningococcal Disease
This PedsCases note provides a one-page infographic on invasive meningococcal disease and its risk factors, presentation, investigations, management, complications and prevention. It was created by Elizabeth Di Flumeri, a medical student at the University of Sherbrooke with the help of Dr. Alexandra Langlois, a pediatric immuno-allergist and professor at the University of Sherbrooke.
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Apicella, M. Treatment and prevention of meningoccal infection.In: UpToDate, Post, TW (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA, 2023.
Public health agency of Canada. 2022. Meningococcal vaacine: Canadian Immunization Guide. Retrieved from Government of Canada: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/healthy-living/canadian-immunization-guide-part-4-active-vaccines/page-13-meningococcal-vaccine.html