Republic of Lebanon

Ministry of Public Health


Meningitis Surveillance

Table 1:Reported meningitis cases - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 11

as on 20/11/2017

N %
1.Bacterial 148 46.7%
Neisseria meningitidis (Nm) 9 2.8%
Haemophilus influenzae (Hi) 0 0.0%
Streptococcus pneumoniae (Sp) 22 6.9%
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mt) 0 0.0%
Other with identified agent 27 8.5%
Bacterial not eslsewhere classified (BNOS) 90 28.4%
2.Aseptic 24 7.6%
3.Unspecified 145 45.7%
TOTAL 317 100.0%
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Table 2:Reported meningitis cases by mohafazat - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 11

as on 20/11/2017

Mohafaza Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
North 4 0 7 0 6 17 4 19 57
Bekaa 2 0 7 0 4 22 3 18 56
Nabatieh 0 0 0 0 3 6 1 13 23
South 0 0 1 0 5 1 2 18 27
Mount Lebanon 3 0 3 0 6 34 12 55 113
Beirut 0 0 4 0 3 9 2 19 37
Unspecified 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4
LEBANON 9 0 22 0 27 90 24 145 317
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Meningitis Surveillance

Table 3:Reported meningitis cases by caza - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 11

as on 20/11/2017

Mohafaza Caza Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
North Akkar 2 0 5 0 2 4 0 6 19
North Menieh Dinnieh 0 0 1 0 1 4 0 2 8
North Tripoli 2 0 1 0 1 6 3 7 20
North Zghorta 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 4
North Koura 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 5
North Becharre 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Batroun 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Bekaa Hermel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bekaa Baalbeck 0 0 3 0 0 9 2 7 21
Bekaa Zahle 2 0 4 0 2 11 0 7 26
Bekaa West Bekaa 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 8
Bekaa Rashaya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Nabatieh Nabatieh 0 0 0 0 2 5 2 10 19
Nabatieh Hasbaya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nabatieh Marjeoun 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Nabatieh Bint Jbeil 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 4
South Saida 0 0 1 0 4 0 1 10 16
South Tyr 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 7 9
South Jezzine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mount Lebanon Jbeil 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 6
Mount Lebanon Kesrwan 0 0 0 0 2 8 0 6 16
Mount Lebanon Metn 1 0 1 0 3 6 4 12 27
Mount Lebanon Baabda 1 0 0 0 1 10 5 19 36
Mount Lebanon Aley 0 0 2 0 0 6 2 9 19
Mount Lebanon Chouf 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 10
Beirut Beirut 0 0 4 0 3 9 2 18 36
Unspecified Unspecified 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4
LEBANON 9 0 22 0 27 90 24 145 317
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Meningitis Surveillance

Table 5:Reported meningitis cases by month - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 11

as on 20/11/2017

Month Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
Jan 3 0 2 0 6 3 0 4 18
Feb 2 0 1 0 1 5 4 8 21
Mar 1 0 5 0 3 7 4 9 29
Apr 0 0 1 0 2 7 1 11 22
May 1 0 6 0 0 13 5 20 45
Jun 0 0 1 0 2 8 0 22 33
Jul 1 0 1 0 7 11 5 18 43
Aug 0 0 0 0 3 10 0 20 33
Sep 1 0 1 0 1 14 3 12 32
Oct 0 0 3 0 1 11 2 16 33
Nov 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 5 8
TOTAL 9 0 22 0 27 90 24 145 317
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Table 4:Reported meningitis cases by age - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 11

as on 20/11/2017

Age group Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
0-4y 2 0 7 0 14 46 12 66 147
5-14y 2 0 7 0 1 14 2 32 58
15-24y 2 0 0 0 4 9 3 16 34
25-64y 2 0 5 0 5 15 7 25 59
65+y 1 0 3 0 2 6 0 2 14
TOTAL 9 0 22 0 27 90 24 145 317
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Meningitis Surveillance

Table 5:Reported meningitis cases by gender - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 11

as on 20/11/2017

Gender Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
Male 6 0 12 0 15 59 10 95 197
Female 3 0 10 0 12 31 14 50 120
Unspecified 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 9 0 22 0 27 90 24 145 317
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Table 12:Reported meningitis cases by outcome - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 11

as on 20/11/2017

Outcome Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
Guerison 1 0 1 0 5 35 16 67 125
Death 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 5
Sequelae 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
unknown 8 0 21 0 21 52 8 77 187
TOTAL 9 0 22 0 27 90 24 145 317
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Meningitis Surveillance