Erica Kaufman West, Author at Clinical Advisor

Erica Kaufman West

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Neisseria

Neisseria I. What every physician needs to know. Neisseria meningitidis is the second most common cause of bacterial meningitis in developed countries. Mortality can be high if this disease is left untreated and longterm sequelae can persist despite adequate treatment because of endotoxin-mediated vascular collapse. In general, meningococcal meningitis is one of the most devastating…

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