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Case-Fatality Rates and Sequelae Resulting from Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup C Epidemic, Niger, 2015

  • 2016/10/01
Type of publication
  • Articles
Authors
  • coldiron me
  • Salou H
  • Sidikou F
  • Goumbi K
  • Djibo A
  • Lechevalier P
  • Compaoré I
  • Grais RF
Themes
  • Méningite
Abstract
We describe clinical symptoms, case-fatality rates, and prevalence of sequelae during an outbreak of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C infection in a rural district of Niger. During home visits, we established that household contacts of reported case-patients were at higher risk for developing meningitis than the general population.