Illustration of Neissira Meningitidis, a pathogen that is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis in adults. This illustration depicts the attack on the meningeal layer of the brain by invading bacterium, N. Meningitidis, which causes inflammation of the brain meninges, or brain covering.
Bacterial Meningitis. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 30 Nov 2011.