A 21-year-old man has been hospitalised with.
The man, from metropolitan Adelaide, is in a stable condition.
The strain has been identified asB, and multiple people who had contact with the patient have been directed to receive clearance antibiotics.
There have been 25 cases of invasivereported in South Australia this year compared to 26 recorded at the same time last year. Of the 25 cases, 17 have been in B, four in Y and four W.
An Adelaide baby was left in a serious condition in April this year after contracting , and parents are urged to take up the free meningococcal vaccine available to children up to four years old. strain
SOURCE: Adelaide Advertiser