Republic of Lebanon

Ministry of Public Health


Meningitis Surveillance

Table 1:Reported meningitis cases - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 9

as on 16/09/2017

N %
1.Bacterial 97 40.1%
Neisseria meningitidis (Nm) 8 3.3%
Haemophilus influenzae (Hi) 0 0.0%
Streptococcus pneumoniae (Sp) 16 6.6%
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mt) 0 0.0%
Other with identified agent 22 9.1%
Bacterial not eslsewhere classified (BNOS) 51 21.1%
2.Aseptic 11 4.5%
3.Unspecified 134 55.4%
TOTAL 242 100.0%
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Table 2:Reported meningitis cases by mohafazat - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 9

as on 16/09/2017

Mohafaza Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
North 4 0 4 0 3 9 3 18 41
Bekaa 2 0 7 0 4 16 2 16 47
Nabatieh 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 3 9
South 0 0 1 0 5 1 2 14 23
Mount Lebanon 2 0 2 0 5 17 3 64 93
Beirut 0 0 2 0 2 6 0 19 29
Unspecified 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LEBANON 8 0 16 0 22 51 11 134 242
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Meningitis Surveillance

Table 3:Reported meningitis cases by caza - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 9

as on 16/09/2017

Mohafaza Caza Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
North Akkar 2 0 3 0 0 3 0 5 13
North Menieh Dinnieh 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 4
North Tripoli 2 0 1 0 1 4 2 6 16
North Zghorta 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
North Koura 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 4
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 6 1 7 17
Bekaa Zahle 2 0 4 0 2 9 0 5 22
Bekaa West Bekaa 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 7
Bekaa Rashaya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Nabatieh Nabatieh 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 8
Nabatieh Hasbaya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nabatieh Marjeoun 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Nabatieh Bint Jbeil 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
South Saida 0 0 1 0 4 0 1 9 15
South Tyr 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 7
South Jezzine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mount Lebanon Jbeil 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 5
Mount Lebanon Kesrwan 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 5 13
Mount Lebanon Metn 0 0 1 0 3 3 0 14 21
Mount Lebanon Baabda 1 0 0 0 1 3 1 26 32
Mount Lebanon Aley 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 13 16
Mount Lebanon Chouf 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 7
Beirut Beirut 0 0 2 0 2 6 0 18 28
Unspecified Unspecified 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LEBANON 8 0 16 0 22 51 11 134 242
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Meningitis Surveillance

Table 5:Reported meningitis cases by month - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 9

as on 16/09/2017

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 2 0 5 18
Feb 2 0 1 0 1 6 2 9 21
Mar 1 0 5 0 3 5 2 13 29
Apr 0 0 1 0 2 5 0 14 22
May 1 0 6 0 0 8 5 25 45
Jun 0 0 0 0 2 8 0 22 32
Jul 1 0 1 0 6 12 2 20 42
Aug 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 24 30
Sep 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
TOTAL 8 0 16 0 22 51 11 134 242
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Meningitis Surveillance

Table 4:Reported meningitis cases by age - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 9

as on 16/09/2017

Age group Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
0-4y 2 0 4 0 10 25 5 64 110
5-14y 2 0 5 0 1 7 1 26 42
15-24y 2 0 0 0 4 6 0 14 26
25-64y 2 0 4 0 5 9 5 24 49
65+y 0 0 3 0 1 4 0 3 11
TOTAL 8 0 16 0 22 51 11 134 242
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Meningitis Surveillance

Table 5:Reported meningitis cases by gender - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 9

as on 16/09/2017

Gender Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
Male 5 0 8 0 12 34 4 86 149
Female 3 0 8 0 10 17 7 48 93
Unspecified 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 8 0 16 0 22 51 11 134 242
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Meningitis Surveillance

Table 12:Reported meningitis cases by outcome - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 9

as on 16/09/2017

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 28 11 79 125
Death 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Sequelae 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
unknown 7 0 15 0 17 22 0 54 115
TOTAL 8 0 16 0 22 51 11 134 242
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Meningitis Surveillance