Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or caused by meningococci

Etymologies

meningococcus +‎ -al (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It costs less than 50 cents a dose and provides 10 years of immunity against a form of meningitis called meningococcal-A, which infects the lining around the brain and spinal cord and can kill or disable its victims.

    New, Affordable Meningitis Vaccine Debuts in Africa

  • A first dose of what's called meningococcal conjugate vaccine between ages 11 and 12, with a booster dose at 16.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The university and the Dane County Coronor's office believe he had a form of meningitis known as meningococcal disease, a rare and serious bacterial infection that can quickly cause grave illness or death.

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  • Together these are known as meningococcal disease.

    Sudan Watch

  • A hospital spokeswoman says the girl has meningitis meningococcal, which is less severe than cerebral meningococcal.

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  • Wisconsin law says students who reside in a dormitory or residence hall must inform their university whether they have received the vaccine against bacterial meningitis, called the meningococcal vaccine.

    Madison.com - top

  • Courtney, 11, contracted a life threatening condition called meningococcal septicaemia when she was only 22-months old.

    icLiverpool

  • I treat young people with infectious diseases, including HIV, and acute infectious diseases such as meningococcal disease sepsis and meningitis.

    The Guardian World News

  • Prof Booy said stopping a child from contracting influenza also had a protective effect against other potentially life-threatening illnesses such as meningococcal and pneumococcal infections.

    northernstar.com.au: The Northern Star

  • Data are promising in animal models and in certain specific clinical settings, such as meningococcal disease and the treatment of neonates and other pediatric populations.

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