HCDCP

Meningitis

General Information

Meningitis is the inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord known as the meninges.

Questions & Answers

Meningitis is the inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord known as the meninges.
Septicemia is a bloodstream infection caused by some bacteria which can cause meningitis as well. These bacteria enter the bloodstream, multiply and release toxins. The toxins cause widespread damage to major organs of the body. A characteristic dark purple rash appears in some cases due to septicemia.
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