University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Current therapeutic strategies for bacterial meningitis (BM) are insufficient and new approaches to the adjunctive therapy of BM are needed.
St Barts and Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
Background: Streptococcus pneumoniae remains an important cause of meningitis with significant mortality and morbidity.
Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
The dynamics of carriage of Neisseria meningitidis and N. lactamica will be analysed in the Kassena-Nankana District (Upper East Region) of Northern Ghana.
Imperial College School of Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
Meningococcal septicaemia is an extremely dangerous type of infectious disease, being an important cause of death and disability in children and young adults in the UK despite recent advances in...
PHLS Meningococcal Reference Unit, Manchester, UK, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
There is evidence that a number of genetic factors can influence susceptibility to, and severity of meningococcal disease.
Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
The serogrouping of meningococcal groups A, Y and W135 in clinical blood samples will be investigated by ultrasonic standing wave agglutination of commercially available and in-house prepared...