Meningococcal septicaemia

What is Meningococcal septicaemia?

Bacterial meningitis is an infection of the surface of the brain (meninges) by bacteria that have usually travelled there from mucosal surfaces via the bloodstream. Meningococcal septicaemia or blood poisoning occurs when the bacteria in the blood multiply uncontrollably.

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My daughter is 4 years old, earlier today I noticed a rash on the top of her foot. It is a red pin prick looking rash. It has faded but is still...

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Could be an insect bite allergy or a viral exanthema, which could be starting as you say she...

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Hi my 13 year old son has had a bruise on his lower back for a few months (no trauma occurred). He also gets a petechial rash on his face and neck...

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The most common cause of petechiae is through physical trauma such as a hard bout of coughing, vomiting or crying, which can result in facial...

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