Cerebrospinal Fluid Pleocytosis following Meningococcal B vaccination in an Infant

Authors: Oligbu Godwin
Authors‘ workplace: Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group, Institute for Infection and Immunity, St. George's, University of London, UK
Published in: Epidemiol. Mikrobiol. Imunol. 67, 2018, č. 4, s. 191-192
Category: Short Communication


We describe a case of cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in a previously well infant after his first immunisation with the multicomponent meningococcal serogroup B and advice clinicians to be cautious with the interpretation of CSF findings in children post Meningococcal B vaccination until clearer guidelines are available


meningococcal B vaccine – cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis – inflammatory response – infant


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