Bacterial Meningitis (other than Invasive Meningococcal Disease) in Ireland
Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges, which is the name given to the covering layer of the brain and spinal cord. Bacterial organisms that cause meningitis that are notifiable in their own right, include Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Leptospira species, Listeria species, Tuberculosis and Streptococcus pyogenes.
Bacterial Meningitis, other than Invasive Meningococcal Disease (IMD), in Ireland, 2021
|32||The number of bacterial meningitis other than IMD notifications in 2021|
|0.7||The national notification rate per 100,000 population in 2021|
Last updated: 21 December 2022