Survey Study for Causative Agents of Meningitis Patient in Babylon Province

Authors

  • Zaytoon A. Al-Khafaji
  • Safaa A.AL-Isawi
  • Zainab H. Al-zubaidy
  • Ameer Kadhim Al-Humairi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.15026

Keywords:

meningitis, survey,epidemiology, Babylon

Abstract

One of the most dangerous infections that cause elevated morbidity and mortality rates is meningitis.
Meningitis in children is one of the life threatening condition in pediatric age group, which needs proper
and early diagnosis in the emergency department. According to findings and clinical diagnosis (35.3%cases)
considered bacterial while (64.7% cases) considered non bacterial meningitis. Most rate of infection of
meningitis occurred in 2017 ( 38.3%),Male sex, Age< 1 year with a higher prevalence of meningitis. We
concluded that Bacterial meningitis are still occupying large percentage of cases admitted to hospital, and if
un-diagnosed promptly will have a high mortality.

Author Biographies

Zaytoon A. Al-Khafaji

Assistant Professor at University of Babylon - Collage of Medicine /Iraq

Safaa A.AL-Isawi

Asistant Lecturer at Al-Furat AlAwsat Technical University ,Babylon Technical Intitute, Iraq

Zainab H. Al-zubaidy

Lecturere at Hilla University Collage, Medical
Laboratories Techniques Babylon, Hilla Iraq

Ameer Kadhim Al-Humairi

Assistant Professor at University of Babylon - Collage of Medicine /Iraq

Published

2021-03-24

How to Cite

Zaytoon A. Al-Khafaji, Safaa A.AL-Isawi, Zainab H. Al-zubaidy, & Ameer Kadhim Al-Humairi. (2021). Survey Study for Causative Agents of Meningitis Patient in Babylon Province. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(2), 4152-4159. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.15026