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Meningitis (Meningococcal Disease)

Meningococcal Disease: Resources and Publications

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MMWR Articles

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Guidelines for travelers

Recommendations for meningococcal disease and airplanes

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Borrow R, Carlone GM, Rosenstein N, Blake M, Feavers I, Martin D, Zollinger W, Stephens DS, and The Meningococcal Working Group. Neisseria meningitidis group B correlates of protection and assay standardization – International Meeting Report, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 16-17 March 2005. Vaccine 2006;24:5093-107.

Dull P, Abdelwahab J, Sacchi C, Becker M, Noble C, Kaiser R, Mayer L, Whitney A, Schmink S, Dolan-Livengood J, Stephens DS, Ajello G, Creton M, Popovic T, Rosenstein N. Serogroup W-135 Neisseria meningitidis carriage among U.S. travelers to the 2001 Hajj. J Infect Dis 2005;191:33-9.

Rainbow J, Cebelinski E, Bartkus J, Glennen A, Boxrud D, Lynfield R. Rifampin-resistant meningoccal disease . Emerg Infect Dis 2005;11(6):977-9.

Sejvar JJ, Johnson D, Popovic T, Miller JM, Downes F, Somsel P, Weyant R, Stephens DS, Perkins B, Rosenstein NA. Assessing the risk of laboratory-acquired meningococcal disease in the United States, 1996-2000. J Clin Microbiol 2005;24:4811-4.

Shepard CW, Ortega-Sanchez IR, Scott RD, Rosenstein NE, ABCs Team.  Cost-effectiveness of conjugate meningococcal vaccination strategies in the United States.  Pediatrics 2005;115(5):1220-32.

McEllistrem MC, Kolano JA, Pass MA, Caugant DA, Mendelsohn A, Pacheco AGF, Shutt KA, Razeq J, Harrison LH. Epidemiologic trends and genotypes causing meningococcal disease, Maryland . Emerg Infect Dis 2004;10:451-6.

Mothershed EA, Sacchi CT, Whitney AM, et al. Use of real-time PCR to resolve slide agglutination discrepancies in serogroup identification of Neisseria meningitis. J Clin Microbiol 2004 (Jan).

Shepard CW, Rosenstein NE, Fischer M, and the Active Bacterial Core Surveillance Team. Neonatal meningococcal disease in the United States, 1990-1999. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 2003;22:418-22.

Kellerman S, McCombs K, Ray M, Farley MM, Rosenstein N, Popovic T, Blake P, Stephens DS, and the Georgia Emerging Infections Program. Genotype-specific carriage of Neisseria meningitidis in Georgia counties with hyper- and hyposporadic rates of meningococcal disease. J Infect Dis 2002;186:40-8.

Ohuabunwo C, Bath S, Bisgard K, Murphy T, Shutt K, Rosenstein N. Progress Toward Elimination of Haemophilus influenzae Type b Invasive Disease Among Infants and Children, United States, 1998--2000. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2002; 51(11); 234-7.

Rosenstein N, Perkins B, Stephens D, Popovic T, Hughes J. Meningococcal disease. NEJM 2001; 344: 1378-1388.

Sacchi C, Whitney A, Popovic T, et al. Diversity and prevalence of PorA types in Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B in the United States, 1992-1998. J Infect Dis 2000; 182: 1169-1176.

CDC. Meningococcal vaccine and college students: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. MMWR 2000; 49 (RR-7): 11-20.

Campagne G, Schuchat A, Djibo S, Ousseini A, Cisse L, Chippaux J. Epidemiology of bacterial meningitis in Niamey, Niger, 1981-1996. Bull World Health Organ 1999; 77: 499-508.

CDC. Control and prevention of serogroup C meningococcal disease: evaluation and management of suspected outbreaks: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR 1997; 46 (No. RR-05): 1-21.

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This page last modified on May 28, 2008
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