Paediatrics – MCQ 67 – Bacteria causing acute neonatal meningitis

The following bacteria are most often associated with acute neonatal meningitis except:
A. Escherichia coli
B. Streptococcus agalactiae
C. Neisseria meningitidis
D. Listeria monocytogenes

Correct answer : C. Neisseria meningitidis

Meningitis by Neisseria meningitidis is seen in 2months-12 years of age.

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