Definition of Epidemic meningitis
1. Noun. Meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal.
Generic synonyms: Meningitis
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Literary usage of Epidemic meningitis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"The Diagnosis of epidemic meningitis in Infants.—ERNST LEVY (Medizinische Klinik, 1910, vi, 1569) points out that the characteristic symptoms of acute onset ..."
2. Epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis by Abraham Sophian (1913)
"In the majority of cases of epidemic meningitis, blood-pressure is raised above the normal. This appears to be especially marked in children up to 10, ..."
3. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1919)
"EXPERIMENTS ON THE MODE OF INFECTION IN epidemic meningitis. BY HAROLD L. AMOSS, MD, AND FREDERICK EBERSON, PH.D. (From the Laboratories of The Rockefeller ..."
4. A System of Practical Medicine by William Pepper, Louis Starr (1885)
"Under the second head belong epidemic cérébro-spinal meningitis ; epidemic meningitis; malignant meningitis ; typhoid meningitis, etc. ..."
5. Epidemic Cerebro-spinal Meningitis and Its Relation to Other Forms of Meningitis by Massachusetts State Board of Health, William Thomas Councilman, Frank Burr Mallory, James Homer Wright (1898)
"epidemic meningitis is very rare, and in many countries is still unknown. ... epidemic meningitis is a disease which affects children and young people; ..."
6. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Children by David Francis Condie (1868)
"According to his experience powerful counter-irritants, as a large blister, or the §tual cautery, prove, also, sometimes beneficial. 5.—epidemic meningitis. ..."
7. Differential diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1912)
"epidemic meningitis. Case 234 A child of six entered the hospital August 2, 1907. He has always been well until nine days ago, when he woke near midnight, ..."