Chemoprophylaxis of Meningococcal Meningitis

  • Edmund C. Tramont
  • Malcolm S. Artenstein


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.


Nalidixic Acid Meningococcal Disease Neisseria Meningitidis Penicillin Versus Meningococcal Meningitis 
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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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