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Hospitalization rate related to meningococcal infection, meningococcal meningitis, and meningococcemia in Spain (1997-2018)

Rates are graphed for meningococcal infection (red), meningococcal meningitis (green), and meningococcemia (blue). (Source: Walter S, Gil-Prieto R, Gil-Conesa M, Rodriguez-Caravaca G, San Román J, Gil de Miguel A. Hospitalizations related to meningococcal infection in Spain from 1997 to 2018. BMC Infect Dis 2021;21[1]:1215.)

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