Microbial Disease Report
About Neisseria meningitidis that causes Meningitis describe in detail the following: (A/B/C/D)A. Causative Agent: Describe and classify the microbe involved. If known, explain how the microbe causes/transmits the disease or interferes with normal body function. Also describe the vector and/or life cycle for the microbe (if applicable).B. Population(s) affected: What population(s) is/are at highest risk of contracting the disease? Are there any groups of people who should be tested? Please include statistical/geographical data and trends [from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, or other source (www.cdc.gov, www.who.int, etc.)C. Course of Disease: What are the usual signs/symptoms of someone with the disease? How is the disease diagnosed? What is the usual time course for recovery? Are there complications and/or long-term effects?D. Interventions: Describe possible treatments and/or medical interventions. Is there a vaccine available? How can the disease be best prevented or kept under control?