Inflammation of the coverings of the brain and/or spinal cord.
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Support site for this inflammatory condition, written by a sufferer.
Arachnoiditis Yahoo Group
Discussion group for sufferers of inflammation of the arachnoid mater.
eMedicine - Staphylococcal Meningitis
Dr. Lawrence Zumo reports on this form of bacterial meningitis infection often linked to neurosurgery, trauma, and compromised immune system.
eMedicine Health - Meningitis in Adults
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this potentially life-threatening infection of the meninges—the tough layer of tissue that surrounds the brain and the spinal cord.
eMedicine Health - Meningitis in Children
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Dr. Marjorie Lazoff offers a detailed clinical report on its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Includes information on bacterial meningitis diagnostic and treatment procedures.
List of publications with several hyperlinked fulltexts and photomicrograph documentation on primary amoebic meningoencephalitis in man in the Czech republic and experiments with Naegleria fowleri - the causative agent.
The McKenzie Meningitis Foundation
Promotes education and awareness of a vaccine-preventable disease.
Medinfo - Meningitis
Information on the symptoms and signs, what to do and where to go for further information, from Medinfo.co.uk
Directory of news, articles, and factsheets.
Non-profit organisation supporting families affected by bacterial meningitis.
Information about meningitis and meningococcal disease, what research is taking place and what support is offered to sufferers by this global charity.
Meningitis Research Foundation
Includes information on symptoms, diagnosis, after effects, scientific research and on support for those who have experienced the disease.
The Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada
Information about the organization and its mission and events. Includes data about the disease, news and the different types.
Meningitis Vaccine Project
Mission is to eliminate epidemic meningitis as a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa through the development, testing, introduction, and widespread use of conjugate meningococcal vaccines. Features press releases and disease information.
National Meningitis Association
A nonprofit organization founded by parents to educate parents, students, health professionals and public policy makers about the dangers of meningococcal disease and vaccination efforts.
NHS Choices: Meningitis
Provides information on this . Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
Factsheet on this infection, including its epidemiology, causes, presentation, differential diagnosis, investigation, management, prognosis and prevention.
WHO: Meningococcal Disease
Includes news releases, fact sheets, and articles.
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