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The primary treatment for Neisseria meningitidis is prompt administration of antibiotics, typically penicillin or cephalosporins. Vaccines are also available to prevent certain strains of the bacteria, with the most common being the meningococcal conjugate vaccine. Additionally, isolation of infected individuals and contact prophylaxis (administering antibiotics to close contacts) may be necessary to prevent further transmission.

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There are five main subgroups of neisseria meningitides. Thes are A, B, C, W156 and Y. To date no effective vaccine against group B exists, although this is a matter to which much research is directed. When the bacteria causes disease in people, time is of the essence. It is for his reason that a clinician would give a cocktail of several antibiotics to the patient rather than risk the wait for laboratory results. In addition to this a corticosteroid would normally be given to minimise the danger from inflammation caused by antibiotics. To summarise: at prsent there is no single vaccine or cure

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