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By Tom Christensen
County of San Diego Communications Office 

SDSU student diagnosed with meningococcal disease

 

Last updated 9/17/2018 at 12:38pm

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The Neisseria Meningitidis is commonly called meningococcus bacteria.

An undergraduate student at San Diego State University was diagnosed with an infection caused by the meningococcal bacteria and was treated at a local hospital, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency said.

HHSA and SDSU Student Health Services notified known close contacts of the individual and recommended that they receive antibiotics to prevent any possible infection. In addition, potential contacts who may have been exposed during sorority recruitment events on campus were recommended to get antibiotics at the SDSU Student Health Services at no cost.

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