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Neisseria Meningitidis (Bacterial Meningitis)

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Meningitis is a swelling or inflammation of the tissue covering the spinal cord and brain. Meningitis is usually caused by a bacterial or viral infection. Meningococcal disease is caused by the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis and can result in pneumonia, arthritis, meningitis, or blood infection.

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