Meningococcal disease and available vaccines: a quick update

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Meningococcal disease and available vaccines: a quick update

Nikki Turner
Neisseria meningitidis
There are five main serotypes groups of meningococcal bacteria circulating in New Zealand - type W has been in the news

In the light of a recent directive from the Ministry of Health, director of the National Immunisation Advisory Centre and Porirua GP Nikki Turner provides an update on meningococcal disease diagnosis and vaccines available

A national circulation to GPs on Tue