Chemoprophylaxis of Meningococcal Meningitis

  • Edmund C. Tramont
  • Malcolm S. Artenstein

Abstract

There are primarily two situations where the question of prophylaxis against meningococcal disease is raised, first the community epidemic and second, for close contacts of patients with meningococcal meningitis or meningococcemia.

Keywords

Penicillin Meningitis Ampicillin Tetracycline Erythromycin 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edmund C. Tramont
    • 1
  • Malcolm S. Artenstein
    • 1
  1. 1.Walter Reed Army Institute of ResearchUSA

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