Meningitis symptoms: Seven signs you could have the DEADLY infection

Meningitis symptoms: Seven signs you could have the DEADLY infection
 

Meningitis is an infection of the protective membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord, according to the NHS.
It was announced this week that an A&E department in Northern Ireland is to begin using a new test to identify the infection in less than 60 minutes.
Doctors at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children are introducing the rapid "Lamp" (Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification) test on blood, spinal fluid or nasal swab samples.
Currently the only way to accurately diagnose the condition takes two days, meaning that this new method could eliminate people being... read more

 
31 August 2017 in Health, Views: 37
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