1.diagnosis is MENINGITIS.
2. one imp inv is LUMBAR PUNCTURE.
3.Expeted result is BACTERIAL meningitis. over 90% are caused by 3 types 1. H.influenza type b. 2.meningococcus. 3. pneumcoccus.
4.Preventive measures are:
a)Vaccines: Routine vaccination protects children from developing some types of bact.meningitis including that caused by H.influenzae(Hib vaccine) and Invasive pneumococal dis(PCV vaccine). a meningococal vaccine is also available, but it isnt routinely recommended for young children. it should be though,for those heading off to live in dorms or barracks.
b)antibiotics: for those close contacts.
c)breast feeding is some what ptotective against meningitis.