Republic of Lebanon

Ministry of Public Health


Meningitis Surveillance

Table 1:Reported meningitis cases - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 7

as on 22/07/2017

N %
1.Bacterial 80 42.8%
Neisseria meningitidis (Nm) 9 4.8%
Haemophilus influenzae (Hi) 0 0.0%
Streptococcus pneumoniae (Sp) 15 8.0%
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mt) 0 0.0%
Other with identified agent 16 8.6%
Bacterial not eslsewhere classified (BNOS) 40 21.4%
2.Aseptic 10 5.3%
3.Unspecified 97 51.9%
TOTAL 187 100.0%
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Table 2:Reported meningitis cases by mohafazat - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 7

as on 22/07/2017

Mohafaza Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
North 5 0 4 0 2 6 3 11 31
Bekaa 2 0 6 0 3 15 2 9 37
Nabatieh 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 7
South 0 0 1 0 4 1 2 13 21
Mount Lebanon 2 0 2 0 4 13 2 48 71
Beirut 0 0 2 0 1 4 0 13 20
Unspecified 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LEBANON 9 0 15 0 16 40 10 97 187
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Table 3:Reported meningitis cases by caza - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 7

as on 22/07/2017

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 2 0 3 10
North Menieh Dinnieh 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
North Tripoli 2 0 1 0 0 3 2 6 14
North Zghorta 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
North Koura 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
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 2 0 0 6 1 5 14
Bekaa Zahle 2 0 4 0 1 8 0 3 18
Bekaa West Bekaa 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 5
Bekaa Rashaya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nabatieh Nabatieh 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 7
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 0 0 0 0 0
South Saida 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 9 14
South Tyr 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 6
South Jezzine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mount Lebanon Jbeil 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 4
Mount Lebanon Kesrwan 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 3 9
Mount Lebanon Metn 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 8 13
Mount Lebanon Baabda 1 0 0 0 1 3 1 19 25
Mount Lebanon Aley 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 13 16
Mount Lebanon Chouf 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 5
Beirut Beirut 0 0 2 0 1 4 0 12 19
Unspecified Unspecified 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LEBANON 9 0 15 0 16 40 10 97 187
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Meningitis Surveillance

Table 5:Reported meningitis cases by month - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 7

as on 22/07/2017

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 5 0 14 22
May 1 0 6 0 0 8 5 25 45
Jun 0 0 0 0 2 8 0 20 30
Jul 2 0 0 0 2 7 1 11 23
TOTAL 9 0 15 0 16 40 10 97 187
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Table 4:Reported meningitis cases by age - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 7

as on 22/07/2017

Age group Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
0-4y 3 0 4 0 8 19 5 47 86
5-14y 2 0 5 0 1 5 1 18 32
15-24y 2 0 0 0 2 4 0 12 20
25-64y 2 0 3 0 3 8 4 15 35
65+y 0 0 3 0 1 4 0 3 11
TOTAL 9 0 15 0 16 40 10 97 187
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Meningitis Surveillance

Table 5:Reported meningitis cases by gender - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 7

as on 22/07/2017

Gender Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
Male 5 0 8 0 8 28 3 64 116
Female 4 0 7 0 8 12 7 33 71
Unspecified 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 9 0 15 0 16 40 10 97 187
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Table 12:Reported meningitis cases by outcome - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 7

as on 22/07/2017

Outcome Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
Guerison 0 0 0 0 2 18 9 61 90
Death 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Sequelae 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
unknown 9 0 15 0 14 21 1 36 96
TOTAL 9 0 15 0 16 40 10 97 187
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Meningitis Surveillance