Republic of Lebanon

Ministry of Public Health


Meningitis Surveillance

Table 1:Reported meningitis cases - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 3

as on 30/03/2017

N %
1.Bacterial 33 58.9%
Neisseria meningitidis (Nm) 6 10.7%
Haemophilus influenzae (Hi) 0 0.0%
Streptococcus pneumoniae (Sp) 8 14.3%
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mt) 0 0.0%
Other with identified agent 8 14.3%
Bacterial not eslsewhere classified (BNOS) 11 19.6%
2.Aseptic 3 5.4%
3.Unspecified 20 35.7%
TOTAL 56 100.0%
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Table 2:Reported meningitis cases by mohafazat - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 3

as on 30/03/2017

Mohafaza Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
North 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 9
Beqaa 1 0 4 0 2 5 1 0 13
Nabatieh 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
South 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 2 7
Mount Lebanon 1 0 0 0 2 3 2 8 16
Beirut 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 6
LEBANON 6 0 8 0 8 11 3 20 56
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Table 2:Reported meningitis cases by caza - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 3

as on 30/03/2017

Mohafaza Caza Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
North Akkar 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4
North Menieh Dinnieh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
North Tripoli 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4
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 0 6
Bekaa Zahle 1 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 6
Bekaa West Bekaa 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Bekaa Rashaya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nabatieh Nabatieh 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
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 1 3
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Mount Lebanon Kesrwan 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
Mount Lebanon Metn 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
Mount Lebanon Baabda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 5
Mount Lebanon Aley 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4
Mount Lebanon Chouf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Beirut Beirut 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 6
Unspecified Unspecified 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 4
LEBANON 6 0 8 0 8 11 3 20 56
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Table 5:Reported meningitis cases by month - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 3

as on 30/03/2017

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 1 4 1 6 18
TOTAL 6 0 8 0 8 11 3 20 56
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Table 4:Reported meningitis cases by age - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 3

as on 30/03/2017

Age group Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
0-4y 1 0 2 0 5 6 1 7 22
5-14y 2 0 3 0 0 1 1 5 12
15-24y 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 7
25-64y 1 0 1 0 0 3 1 4 10
65+y 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 4
TOTAL 6 0 8 0 8 11 3 20 56
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Table 5:Reported meningitis cases by gender - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 3

as on 30/03/2017

Gender Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
Male 3 0 5 0 5 7 0 13 33
Female 3 0 3 0 3 4 3 7 23
Unspecified 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 6 0 8 0 8 11 3 20 56
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Table 12:Reported meningitis cases by outcome - Lebanon 2017

Months: 1 to 3

as on 30/03/2017

Outcome Neisseria meningitidis Haemophilus influenzae Streptococcus pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacterial identified agent Bacterial unidentified agent Viral / aseptic Unspecified Total
Guerison 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 6
Death 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Sequelae 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
unknown 6 0 8 0 8 8 3 16 49
TOTAL 6 0 8 0 8 11 3 20 56
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