Best Practices for Use of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) for Diagnosing Haemophilus influenzae and Neisseria meningitidis Disease and Public Health Importance of Identifying Serotype/Serogroup
The CDC Bacterial Meningitis Laboratory provides laboratory support for U.S. active, population-based surveillance for an overall population base of more than 43 million people for Neisseria meningitidis and Haemophilus influenzae.
The lab is a well-recognized reference center for identification and characterization of N. meningitidis and H. influenzae.
Learn more about the CDC Bacterial Meningitis Laboratory.
- Manual on Laboratory Methods for the Diagnosis of Meningitis
Laboratory methods for the diagnosis of bacterial meningitis
- Page last reviewed: July 25, 2016
- Page last updated: July 25, 2016
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