Meningococcemia (cont.)

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Where can people find more information on meningococcemia?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a good source of information on N. meningitidis and the meningococcal vaccine: Travelers should consult their physician and the CDC web site ( for additional information.

Medically reviewed by Robert Cox, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Infectious Disease


Milonovich, L.M. "Meningococcemia: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Management." J Pediatr Health Care 21.2 Mar.-Apr. 2007: 75-80.

Tanzi, Elizabeth L. "Dermatologic Manifestations of Meningococcemia." Aug. 16, 2011. <>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Updated Recommendations for Use of Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccines --- Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), 2010." Morbid Mortal Weekly Rep 60 (2011): 72-76.

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