PedsCases Note (Infographic) “Invasive Meningococcal Disease”

All that follows is from the PedsCases Note (Infographic) on Invasive Meningococcal Disease.

Invasive Meningococcal Disease

  •  by Elizabeth.DiFlumeri
  •  Aug 29, 2023

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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  1. Apicella, M. Clinical manifestations of meningococcal infection. In: UpToDate, Post, TW (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA, 2023.

  2. Apicella, M. Treatment and prevention of meningoccal infection.In: UpToDate, Post, TW (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA, 2023.

  3. Public health agency of Canada. 2022. Meningococcal vaacine: Canadian Immunization Guide. Retrieved from Government of Canada:

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