• spinal cord
  • If meningitis is suspected, doctors will take samples of blood and/or fluid near the spinal cord and send them to the laboratory for testing. (virginia.gov)
  • bacteria
  • The absence of bacteria found in the spinal fluid upon spinal tap, either through microscopic examination or by culture, usually differentiates aseptic meningitis from its pyogenic counterpart. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vaccines
  • Editor: Two brands of Urabe-containing MMR vaccines (Plucerix & Immravax) were withdrawn from the UK in 1992 because of aseptic meningitis, so WHY was it being used in this 1997 Brazilian campaign? (whale.to)