Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Racoon | 2011/03/01

Q.

Prevenar

Would Prevenar provide any protection against meningitis as a complication of surgery?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Prevenar only provides immunity against the pneumococcus bacteria.So it will protect against pneumococcal meningitis. There are other causes of meningitis as well, both bacterial and viral causes.

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