Meningococcemia

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Meningococcemia

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The terms "Meningococcemia" returned 23 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Meningococcemia due to the 2000 Hajj-associated outbreak strain (Serogroup W-135 ST-11) with immunoreactive complications.
 

Author(s): Kei Yamamoto, Yasuyuki Kato, Takuma Shindo, Mugen Ujiie, Nozomi Takeshita, Shuzo Kanagawa, Junwa Kunimatsu, Yuiichi Tamori, Toshikazu Kano, Rumi Okuno, Hideyuki Takahashi, Norio Ohmagari

Journal: Jpn. J. Infect. Dis.. 2013 ;66(5):443-5.

 

We present the first reported case of systemic infection with Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W-135 sequence type (ST)-11 in Japan. A 44-year-old woman presented with high fever, sore throat, and fatigue and was diagnosed with N. meningitidis bacteremia. The causative strain was ...

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2013

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Rash in meningococcemia.
 

Author(s): Yusuke Ainoda, Takahito Moriyama, Kosaku Nitta, Kyoichi Totsuka

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2012 ;51(16):2255.

 

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2012

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A baby with meningococcemia and septic shock.
 

Author(s): Wendela G Leeuwenburgh-Pronk, Peter J Smith, A J van Vught, John D Lantos, Dick Tibboel, Matthijs de Hoog, Corinne Buysse

Journal: Pediatrics. 2012 Jul;130(1):134-8.

 

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2012

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The terms "Meningococcemia" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Meningococcemia without meningitis in Japan.
 

Author(s): Tetsuya Horino, Tetsuro Kato, Fumiya Sato, Mitsuo Sakamoto, Yasushi Nakazawa, Masaki Yoshida, Shoichi Onodera, Masato Kohda, Koma Matsuo, Takaoki Ishiji, Hideyuki Takahashi, Haruo Watanabe

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2008 ;47(17):1543-7.

 

We report a case of meningococcemia without meningitis, which is a rare infectious disease in Japan. A 32-year-old woman was referred to our hospital with fever and joint pain. Her clinical presentation and the results of laboratory examination on admission suggested viral infection. ...

Last Updated: 1 Sep 2008

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Protein C replacement in severe meningococcemia: rationale and clinical experience.
 

Author(s): L Alberio, B Lämmle, C T Esmon

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2001 May;32(9):1338-46.

 

Severe meningococcemia, which is associated with hemodynamic instability, purpura fulminans and disseminated intravascular coagulation, still has a high mortality rate, and patients who survive are often left invalids because of amputations and organ failure. Clinical studies have ...

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2001

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Osteonecrosis following meningococcemia and disseminated intravascular coagulation in an adult: case report and review.
 

Author(s): W N Campbell, M Joshi, D Sileo

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 1997 Mar;24(3):452-5.

 

Meningococcemia and disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) have a known association, and they have been identified as a rare cause of osteonecrosis in children. To our knowledge, we report only the second case of an adult with DIC and Neisseria meningitidis infection whose condition ...

Last Updated: 20 Jun 1997

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