Republic of Lebanon

Ministry of Public Health


Meningitis Surveillance

Table 1:Reported meningitis cases - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 5

as on 20/05/2017

N %
1.Bacterial 47 48.5%
Neisseria meningitidis (Nm) 7 7.2%
Haemophilus influenzae (Hi) 0 0.0%
Streptococcus pneumoniae (Sp) 10 10.3%
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mt) 0 0.0%
Other with identified agent 12 12.4%
Bacterial not eslsewhere classified (BNOS) 18 18.6%
2.Aseptic 4 4.1%
3.Unspecified 46 47.4%
TOTAL 97 100.0%
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Table 2:Reported meningitis cases by mohafazat - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 5

as on 20/05/2017

Mohafaza Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
North 4 0 1 0 1 2 0 5 13
Beqaa 1 0 4 0 3 9 2 4 23
Nabatieh 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 4
South 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 4 9
Mount Lebanon 2 0 1 0 3 5 2 24 37
Beirut 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 7
LEBANON 7 0 10 0 12 18 4 46 97
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Table 2:Reported meningitis cases by caza - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 5

as on 20/05/2017

Mohafaza Caza Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
North Akkar 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 6
North Menieh Dinnieh 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
North Tripoli 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 5
North Zghorta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Koura 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Becharre 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Batroun 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bekaa Hermel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bekaa Baalbeck 0 0 1 0 0 4 1 2 8
Bekaa Zahle 1 0 3 0 1 5 0 1 11
Bekaa West Bekaa 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 4
Bekaa Rashaya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nabatieh Nabatieh 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 4
Nabatieh Hasbaya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nabatieh Marjeoun 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nabatieh Bint Jbeil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Saida 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 5
South Tyr 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
South Jezzine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mount Lebanon Jbeil 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
Mount Lebanon Kesrwan 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 4
Mount Lebanon Metn 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 5
Mount Lebanon Baabda 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 10 13
Mount Lebanon Aley 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 7 10
Mount Lebanon Chouf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Beirut Beirut 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 7
Unspecified Unspecified 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 5
LEBANON 7 0 10 0 12 18 4 46 97
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Meningitis Surveillance

Table 5:Reported meningitis cases by month - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 5

as on 20/05/2017

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 5 2 9 20
Mar 1 0 5 0 3 5 2 13 29
Apr 0 0 1 0 2 4 0 15 22
May 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 4 8
TOTAL 7 0 10 0 12 18 4 46 97
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Table 4:Reported meningitis cases by age - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 5

as on 20/05/2017

Age group Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
0-4y 2 0 3 0 5 10 1 23 44
5-14y 2 0 3 0 1 1 1 7 15
15-24y 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 7 12
25-64y 1 0 1 0 2 5 2 5 16
65+y 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 2 7
TOTAL 7 0 10 0 12 18 4 46 97
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Table 5:Reported meningitis cases by gender - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 5

as on 20/05/2017

Gender Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
Male 4 0 6 0 8 14 1 30 63
Female 3 0 4 0 4 4 3 16 34
Unspecified 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 7 0 10 0 12 18 4 46 97
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Table 12:Reported meningitis cases by outcome - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 5

as on 20/05/2017

Outcome Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
Guerison 0 0 0 0 1 5 2 11 19
Death 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Sequelae 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
unknown 7 0 10 0 11 12 2 35 77
TOTAL 7 0 10 0 12 18 4 46 97
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