Why Pneumococcal meningitis is uncommon in neonates but common in other age group children?

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Streptococcus pneumoniae is most common cause of Meningitis in children but is less commoner in neonates and less than 3 months children?
Any immunological or other reasons?

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Probably because the baby receives some initial antibodies from mother?

answered Dec 7, 2018 by anonymous