Region Incubation Period Period of communicability Modes of Transmission Sign and Symptoms Control Measures &/or Public Health Response Reference
Whole Body 2-10 days urually 2-4 days Variable until organisms causing illness are no longer presnt in discharges from nose month. Usually within 24 hours after appropriate antilsiotic treatment begins. Direct contact with droplets or contact with infected discharges from the nose or month Sudden onset of fever headache, stiff neck housea and nomitting Rash or Photsphobia also common with neisseria meningitiedis. For N.meninggitidis and H. infeverizac Isolation : enclude from school daycare refer to doctor immediate inter miew and contact innestigation. Proplytactic antibiotic treatment of house hold contact and indimdnals with direct contact to inf Who (2011),weekly epidemiological Record , No,47 ,18th Nov 2011.