LANSING — A 19-year old Michigan State University student died last week from the illness that causes meningitis, the Ingham County Medical Examiner confirmed Friday.
Carly Glynn, of Wyoming, Mich., died Feb. 9 at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing.
Initial testing proved negative for meningococcal disease, an illness that causes bacterial meningitis. But Ingham County Medical Examiner Joyce DeJong determined otherwise because Glynn tested positive for neisseria meningitidis, the organism that causes meningococcal disease.
Meningococcal disease is a rare but serious illness that ...Continue Reading →