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Datamonitor Healthcare Infectious Diseases: Meningococcal Vaccines Disease Coverage
September 03, 2019Meningitis is an infection of the meninges, the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. It can be caused by a number of different viral and bacterial pathogens including Haemophilus influenzae b (Hib) and Streptococcus pneumoniae. However, in the US, Neisseria meningitidis is the most common cause of bacterial meningitis in infants and young children, as well as one of the most important causes in adults. There are 13 known serotypes of meningococcal disease, of which five (A, B, C, Y, and W-135) account for 90% of the global disease burden.
This Datamonitor Healthcare Disease Coverage report contains Forecast, Marketed Drugs, and Pipeline modules.
|Indications Covered:||Meningococcal Vaccines and Other Meningococcus-Specific Agents (Antibacterial)|