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What is Meningitis? Meningitis is the inflammation of the membranes of the brain, spinal cord, and ventricles due to an infection. There are three types of meningitis: bacterial, viral and fungal. Acute Bacterial Meningitis (ABM) is one of the major causes...
What is Fungal Meningitis? Meninges are membranous tissue layers covering the brain and the spinal cord. They provide protection and nutrition to these organs. The inflammation of these membranes due to fungal infection is called fungal meningitis. Meningitis can be...
What is Bacterial Meningitis? Meninges are membranous tissue layers covering the brain and the spinal cord. They provide protection and nutrition to these organs. The inflammation of these membranes due to infection via bacteria is called bacterial meningitis. Meningitis can...
What is Tuberculous Meningitis? Meninges are a set of three membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. They provide protection and nutrition to these organs. The infection of these meninges by the bacteria responsible for causing tuberculosis i.e. Mycobacterium tuberculosis...
What is Viral Meningitis? Meninges are a set of three membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. They provide protection and nutrition to these organs. The infection and inflammation of these meninges by viruses like Enterovirus, HIV, mumps etc. is...
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