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Global, regional, and national burden of meningitis, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

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Background Acute meningitis has a high case-fatality rate and survivors can have severe lifelong disability. We aimed to provide a comprehensive assessment of the levels and trends of global meningitis burden that could help to guide introduction, continuation, and ongoing development of vaccines and treatment programmes. Methods The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD) 2016 study estimated meningitis burden due to one of four types of... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30387-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
St Johns College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6999-5507
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Neurology Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
12
Pages:
1061-1082
Publication date:
2018-11-13
Acceptance date:
2018-11-13
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ISSN:
1474-4422
Pubs id:
pubs:942412
URN:
uri:b92c0d3f-6cc8-4068-be87-21543f5643a3
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uuid:b92c0d3f-6cc8-4068-be87-21543f5643a3
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pubs:942412

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