HEALTH PREVENTIVE NOTICE

MENINGITIS (CSM)

By: DR. OXANA ALEXANDROVNA GORLEKU; DEPUTY DIRECTOR (ORAL HEALTH) -DUHS
WHAT IS CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS (CSM)?
Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) is a very serious infection that can sometimes lead to fatal consequences.
CSM is an acute inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and the spinal cord (meninges). This condition is classified as a medical emergency. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) about 10 -15 % of patients diagnosed with CSM die (http://www.who.int/en/).

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