Ugeskr Læger 2017;179:V06170443
Acute meningococcal disease in children and adolescents
Meningococcal disease is a rapidly progressing infection, which continues to cause deaths among children and adolescents. In this review, clinical signs and initial treatment of acute childhood meningococcal disease is described. Operational flow charts have been developed for assessment of non-blanching rash and initial treatment of meningococcal disease.