Below are common signs and symptoms of meningitis and septicaemia that appear in both infants and children. The symptoms can appear in any order or indeed may not appear at all.
CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS
** GLASS TEST: if a rash does not fade under the pressure of a glass applied to it then this is often a tell tale sign of meningococcal septicaemia, referred to as the meningitis rash. This is a medical emergency and qualified medical assistance is required immediately.
Dont wait for a rash to appear, it can appear late or not at all
How to complete the glass test:
(please see the video below supplied by essentialparent.com)