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Meningitis, Pneumococcal

"Meningitis, Pneumococcal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An acute purulent infection of the meninges and subarachnoid space caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, most prevalent in children and adults over the age of 60. This illness may be associated with OTITIS MEDIA; MASTOIDITIS; SINUSITIS; RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS; sickle cell disease (ANEMIA, SICKLE CELL); skull fractures; and other disorders. Clinical manifestations include FEVER; HEADACHE; neck stiffness; and somnolence followed by SEIZURES; focal neurologic deficits (notably DEAFNESS); and COMA. (From Miller et al., Merritt's Textbook of Neurology, 9th ed, p111)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Meningitis, Pneumococcal" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Meningitis, Pneumococcal" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 30 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1999 and 2016 and 2018
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