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Control of meningococcal disease : guidance for consultants in communicable disease control

Author(s)PHLS Meningococcal Infections Working Group and Public Health Medicine Environmental Group
AbstractThese guidelines are intended to form a basis for developing professional audit in liaison with microbiologists and clinicians. cover the following topics: what emergency actions are reasonable to reduce the risk of morbidity and mortality; what is required to confirm the diagnosis; what steps should be taken to minimise the likelihood of further linked cases; what should be done to disseminate information after a case; how to manage clusters of cases.
Publication history information: Guideline published more than 5 years ago, but publisher has confirmed the guideline's continued validity (March 2005).
Date of publishing12/01/95
Date of last review by us10/26/2005
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