Handbook of Meningococcal Disease Management

  • Ian Feavers
  • Andrew J Pollard
  • Manish Sadarangani

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXI
  2. Caroline Trotter, Mary Ramsay, Lee Harrison
    Pages 1-14
  3. Caroline L. Trotter, Martin C. J. Maiden
    Pages 15-23
  4. Reidun Øvstebo, Bernt Christian Hellerud, Mathieu Coureuil, Xavier Nassif, Petter Brandtzaeg
    Pages 25-43
  5. Raymond Tsang, Muhamed-Kheir Taha
    Pages 45-55
  6. Stephen Pelton, Manish Sadarangani, Linda Glennie, Michael Levin
    Pages 57-73
  7. Simon Nadel, Joseph Carcillo
    Pages 75-90
  8. Andrew J. Pollard, Ian Feavers, Amanda Cohn
    Pages 91-103
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 105-111

About this book


This concise pocketbook will provide readers with an overview and background of meningococcal disease, treatment options and emerging therapies, and methods of prevention. The book was originally commissioned due to recent developments in vaccinations to prevent meningococcal disease. This book reviews the disease progression and associated risk factors; its pathogenesis and diagnosis; methods of treatment and prevention, both current and emerging; and the future directions of meningococcal disease management. The book is ideal for busy healthcare professionals, as it covers all aspects of the disease and its treatment in a condensed and manageable format, whilst including the most up-to-date treatment guidelines and algorithms.


Immunology Infectious disease Meningococcal Vaccine Virology

Editors and affiliations

  • Ian Feavers
    • 1
  • Andrew J Pollard
    • 2
  • Manish Sadarangani
    • 3
  1. 1.NI for Biological Standards and ConSouth Mimms, Potters BarUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.University of OxfordDepartment of PaediatricsOxfordUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.University of OxfordDepartment of PaediatricsOxfordUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Adis, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-08627-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-28119-3
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