DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for meningitis

Meningitis [DOID:9471]

A central nervous system disease that is characterized by an inflammation of the pia-arachnoid meninges. It can be caused by growth of bacteria, fungi, or parasites within the subarachnoid space or by the growth of bacteria or viruses within the meningeal or ependymal cells.

Synonyms:  meningitis,  DOID:9471