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Neonatal meningitis

Summary of Neonatal meningitis
Neonatal meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges that is more common in the neonatal period than any other time in life. Mortality is roughly 50% in developing countries and ranges from 8%-12.5% in developed countries. The most common causes of neonatal meningitis is Group B Streptococci, Escherichia coli, and Listeria monocytogenes. symptoms found with neonatal meningitis are fever, poor appetite, anterior fontanelle bulging, seizure, jitteriness, dyspnea, irritability, and anorexia.

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