Meningitis in Adults Topic Guide

Meningitis in Adults Meningitis in Adults: Meningitis is an infection of the layers around the spinal cord called meninges. This potentially life-threatening condition can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungus, or reactions to medications or environmental toxins.

Meningitis in Adults Topic Guide - Visuals

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Meningitis in Adults Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

haemophilus b conjugate (PRP-T) vaccine Haemophilus B Conjugate (PRP-T) Vaccine

Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) is a bacteria that can cause serious illness, including breathing problems or meningitis. Hib infection usually affects ...learn more »

pneumococcal polysaccharides vaccine (PPV), 23-valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharides Vaccine (PPV), 23-valent

Pneumococcal disease is a serious infection caused by a bacteria. Pneumococcal bacteria can infect the sinuses and inner ear. It can also infect the lungs, ...learn more »

ampicillin Ampicillin

Ampicillin is a penicillin antibiotic that fights bacteria...learn more »