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Case fatality rates for meningococcal infection, meningococcal meningitis, and meningococcemia in Spain (1997-2018)

(Figure by Dr. Douglas J Lanska, based on tabular data in: 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.)

Associated Disorders

  • asplenia
  • deficiency of a terminal complement component (C5-9)
  • deficiency of properdin