Public health guidance on management of sporadic cases of invasive meningococcal disease and their contacts

public health guidance

The purpose of this document is to provide evidence-based guidance for good practice in public health management of sporadic cases of meningococcal disease and their contacts. It has the additional aim of assisting countries across Europe in making decisions about appropriate measures to control and prevent meningococcal disease at national and sub-national levels. This guidance document should assist European countries in reviewing their own policies on public health management and microbiological diagnosis of meningococcal disease.