Meningitis


TitleTypeLevel of evidenceSourcePublishedReview
Health risk information sheet - VaccinesFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Health risk information sheet - Meningococcal meningitisFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Department of Health information on Meningitis CWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
The Meningitis TrustWeb directoryN/AMeningitis Trust
Global Atlas of infectious disease an interactive information and mapping systemWeb directoryEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)
Vaccine coverageSurveillance dataEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)
Meningitis C - NHS Immunisation websiteCare guideline
Web directory
UnspecifiedNHS Immunisation website13/04/2010
Identification of Neisseria species (BSOP ID 6)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)11/09/2007
Traveler's Health: Yellow Book Health Information for International Travel 2008Care guideline
Web directory
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)01/07/2007
Data on Vaccine uptakeSurveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)22/12/2006
Department of Health webpage on Meningitis CCare guidelineProfessional opinionDepartment of Health (DH)28/11/2006
General Information about meningitis - NetdoctorFactsheetProfessional opinionNetdoctor04/09/2006
Guidelines and Advice on MeningitisBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/09/2006
Guidance for public health management of meningococcal disease in the UKBest practiceEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)01/08/2006
Guidelines for public health management of meningococcal disease in the UKCare guideline
Review
Case control studies
Evidence cited
Meta analysis
Professional opinion
RCT
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/08/2006
Childhood Immunisation: Guidance notes for professionalsBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Promotion Agency (N. Ireland)01/08/2006
Processing Swabs For Group B Streptococcal Carriage (BSOP 58)Best practice
Care guideline
Standard Operating Procedures
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)26/06/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - MeningitisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online15/03/2006
Statutory Notifications of Infectious Diseases (NOIDS)Web directoryN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)15/11/2005
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Blood poisoning (Septicaemia)Public leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online09/11/2005
Factsheet about Drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumonaie diseaseFactsheetEvidence citedCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)06/10/2005
National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training Best practice
Training
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2005
What is an exanthem?Public leafletProfessional opinionDermNet NZ29/05/2005
Screening for Meninogcocci (BSOP 51)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Antibiotics for preventing meningococcal infectionsSystematic reviewRCTCochrane Library24/01/2005
Investigation of Viral Encephalitis and Meningitis (QSOP 48)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/12/2004
Polysaccharide vaccines for preventing serogroup A meningococcal meningitisSystematic reviewRCTCochrane Library17/11/2004
Dexamethasone for the treatment of tuberculous meningitis in adolescents and adultsCare guideline
Journal article
RCTNew England Journal of Medicine21/10/2004
General Information about SepsisPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
National Library of Medicine (NLM)25/08/2004
PRODIGY Guidance - Immunizations - pneumococcal vaccineCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge01/06/2004
Meningococcal septicaemia identification and management for ambulance personnelCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Meningitis Research Foundation01/05/2004
General Information about SepticemiaPublic leafletEvidence citedNational Library of Medicine (NLM)18/11/2003
Meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia guidance notes : diagnosis and treatment in general practiceCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Meningitis Research Foundation01/11/2003
WHO Factsheet on Meningococcal meningitisFactsheetProfessional opinionWorld Health Organization (WHO)01/05/2003
Background information - Meningitis/MeningoccocalWebpageEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - EnterovirusBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries Haemophilus Influenzae Infection (see comments a and b)Care guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Early management of suspected bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia in adultsCare guidelineEvidence citedBritish Infection Society (BIS)01/02/2003
Guidelines on the management of, and exposure to rash illness in pregnancy (including consideration of relevant antibody screening programmes in pregnancy) Care guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/03/2002
Health Information for Overseas travel - The Yellow BookBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)01/01/2001
Meningococcal infection - Factsheet for Schools – Wired for HealthFactsheetProfessional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)10/03/99