PMID: 7806886Sep 1, 1994Paper

Primary meningococcal conjunctivitis and the need for prophylaxis in close contacts

The Journal of Infection
R E StansfieldR J Fallon


We present three cases of primary meningococcal conjunctivitis associated with systemic sepsis. The management of such patients should include combined topical and parenteral therapy with appropriate chemoprophylaxis for close contacts of cases.


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