MenAfriNet Case Report Form and Data Dictionary

Investigators can use this form to collect standardized patient information to notify public health officials about suspected meningitis cases.

Testing Algorithm for the Identification of Bacterial Meningitis

Laboratories can use this testing algorithm for the identification and characterization of the three predominant causative agents of bacterial meningitis.

Annual Supervision Checklist for Bacterial Meningitis Laboratories 

Assessors can use this checklist as a guide to conduct a laboratory supervisory visit to improve laboratory quality and provide technical support.

Guidance Document for Ordering and Usage of Trans-Isolate (T- I)

Laboratorians can use this guidance document to assist with ordering, transportation and handling of T-I media.

Laboratory Assessment Tool for Bacterial Meningitis Surveillance

Assessors can use this tool to conduct an initial laboratory assessment of overall laboratory capacity for detection of bacterial meningitis pathogens.

Real-time PCR Testing Scheme for Detecting Bacterial Meningitis Pathogens During Routine Surveillance and Outbreak Responses

Laboratorians can use this testing scheme as a guide to test for bacterial meningitis pathogens. 

Guide for the Investigation of Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup A Cases in the Meningitis Belt

Public health authorities can use this standardized guidance to investigate reports of serogroup A meningococcal disease in countries that have introduced meningococcal A conjugate vaccine.