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Definition of Meningococcal infection

Meningococcal infection: Infection with the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis. (Neisseria was formerly called Meningococcus and the term "meningococcal" is still entrenched.)

Persons with a meningococcal infection may have any of several acute illnesses, including:

Other illnesses that can occur from meningococcal infection in the absence of sepsis include pharyngitis (throat infection), conjunctivitis (eye infection), pneumonia, and arthritis.

See also: Meningococcal meningitis; Meningococcal vaccine; Meningococcemia; Meningococcus.

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Reviewed on 12/21/2018
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