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253 Possible Causes for Fluctuating Level of Consciousness, Meningococcal Carrier

  • Meningitis

    […] of consciousness manifest by: Glasgow coma score (GCS) Fluctuating conscious level (drop in GCS 2) Papilloedema How is it diagnosed?[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Proportion of meningococcal carriers and high‐risk persons who were culture‐negative at end of follow‐up. Occurrence of relapse and re‐colonisation.[doi.org] The effect of immunization with meningococcal group C polysaccharide on the carrier state. J. Exp.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    A suspected case of meningococcal meningitis was diagnosed in a 24-year-old sailor onboard an aircraft carrier at sea in 2003.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of incidence, carriage and case-carrier ratios for meningococcal meningitis in the African meningitis belt and describe their variations across the endemic, hyperendemic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Scatterplot of meningococcal serogroup A monthly incidence rates and carriage prevalence across case carrier observation units.[journals.plos.org]

  • Pneumococcal Meningitis

    About 1 in 10 people carry meningococcal bacteria in their nose or throat but don’t get sick from it; these carriers can still transmit the bacteria without knowing it. ([everydayhealth.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    T-wave oversensing can be a serious problem that often results in inappropriate device therapy. We report here a patient with binge alcohol use who received multiple, inappropriate ICD shocks due to T-wave oversensing from repolarization changes induced by acute alcohol intoxication and no other relevant metabolic[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Meningococcal Carrier
  • Hemophilus Meningitis

    […] disease can occur at any age, its incidence is highest in infants, adolescents and young adults.9 Adolescents and young adults are the primary carriers of meningococcal bacteria[pfizer.com] For unknown reasons, only a small fraction of carriers develop meningitis.[columbianeurology.org] PRP-OMP uses meningococcal group B outer membrane protein and is produced by Merck under the name PedvaxHIB , or as part of the Hib-Hep B combination vaccine (Comvax ).[vaccinesafety.edu]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Acute esophageal necrosis (AEN) is extremely rare and the pathogenesis of this is still unknown. We report a case of AEN caused by alcohol abuse. In our case, the main pathogenesis could be accounted for low systemic perfusion caused by severe alcoholic lactic acidosis. After the healing of AEN, balloon dilatation[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Meningococcal Carrier
  • Hypoglycemia

    BACKGROUND: Postprandial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia (PHH) is an increasingly recognized complication of gastric bypass surgery in obese adults, distinct from the "dumping syndrome". CASE PRESENTATION: Upon birth, primary repair of esophageal atresia was performed, and at the age of 14 months definite esophageal[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Meningococcal Carrier
  • Staphylococcus Aureus Meningitis

    About 1 in 10 people carry meningococcal bacteria in their nose or throat but don’t get sick from it; these carriers can still transmit the bacteria without knowing it. ([everydayhealth.com]

  • Stroke

    Has a depressed level of consciousness (Glasgow Coma Score below 13). Has unexplained progressive or fluctuating symptoms. Has papilloedema, neck stiffness or fever.[patient.info]

    Missing: Meningococcal Carrier
  • Hyponatremia

    Hyponatremia Other names Hyponatraemia, low blood sodium, hyponatræmia Sodium Specialty Internal medicine Symptoms Decreased ability to think, headaches, nausea, poor balance, confusion, seizures, coma [1] [2] Types Low volume, normal volume, high volume [3] Diagnostic method Serum sodium 135 mmol/L [2] Differential[…][en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Meningococcal Carrier

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