Last updated on November 2017

Meningitis ABCWY Vaccine

Brief description of study

Meningitis ABCWY Vaccine

Detailed Study Description

What is meningococcal disease?

  • Meningococcal (men-in-juh-coc-cal) disease, also called meningitis (men-in-jai-tis), is a serious illness
  • It causes the tissues that surround the brain and spinal cord to swell and become inflamed
  • Meningococcal disease is caused by certain types of bacteria that can make adolescents (10-17) and young adults (18-25 years) very sick
Are there different types of meningococcal disease?
  • There are many different types of meningococcal disease
  • Adolescents and young adults may have already receie a vaccine to prevent some types of meningococcal disease
  • There is no single vaccine available worldwide to prevent the 5 main meningococcal disease types (A, B, C, W, and Y)
What can I do today?
  • This office is part of a clinical trial to test an investigational vaccine for meningococcal disease types A, B, C, W, and Y in adolescents and young adults
  • This trial is called "MEMENTO 57"

    Clinical Study Identifier: TX148884


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    J. Lewis Research, Inc.

    J. Lewis Research, Inc.
    South Jordan, UT USA
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