Spinal Meningitis Bacterial Underlying Cause
Bacterial meningitis is caused by a bacterial infection of the lining around the brain. Usually, the bacteria spread to the brain from an infection in another location.
Most cases are caused by one of three types of bacteria:
Meningitis infections may originate from bacterial infections in the:
- The lungs:
- The sinuses:
- The middle ear:
- The pharynx:
In some cases, viral meningitis may turn into bacterial meningitis.
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