Posts Tagged ‘Meningitis’

Bacterial Meningitis

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Brain & nerves, Disease, Condition & Injury, Head & neck conditions

(Spinal Meningitis)

Bacterial meningitis – Definition

The brain and spinal cord are covered by layers of tissue. These layers are called the meninges. Certain bacteria can cause an infection in these layers. This is called bacterial meningitis.

It is a serious infection that can cause death within hours. Quick diagnosis and treatment is vital.