Neisseria meningitidis

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Neisseria meningitidis

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 795 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Detection of Neisseria meningitidis from negative blood cultures and cerebrospinal fluid with the FilmArray blood culture identification panel.
 

Author(s): Joe Pardo, Kenneth P Klinker, Samuel J Borgert, Brittany M Butler, Kenneth H Rand, Nicole M Iovine

Journal: J. Clin. Microbiol.. 2014 Jun;52(6):2262-4.

 

The FilmArray blood culture identification (BCID) panel is a rapid molecular diagnostic test approved for use with positive blood culture material. We describe a fatal case of meningococcemia with central nervous system (CNS) involvement detected using the BCID test with culture-negative ...

Last Updated: 23 May 2014

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Misidentification of Neisseria polysaccharea as Neisseria meningitidis with the use of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry.
 

Author(s): Scott A Cunningham, Jill M Mainella, Robin Patel

Journal: J. Clin. Microbiol.. 2014 Jun;52(6):2270-1.

 

Last Updated: 23 May 2014

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Molecular and serological diversity of Neisseria meningitidis carrier strains isolated from Italian students aged 14 to 22 years.
 

Author(s): Roberto Gasparini, Maurizio Comanducci, Daniela Amicizia, Filippo Ansaldi, Paola Canepa, Andrea Orsi, Giancarlo Icardi, Emanuela Rizzitelli, Gabriella De Angelis, Stefania Bambini, Monica Moschioni, Sara Comandi, Isabella Simmini, Giueseppe Boccadifuoco, Brunella Brunelli, Marzia Monica Giuliani, Mariagrazia Pizza, Donatella Panatto

Journal: J. Clin. Microbiol.. 2014 Jun;52(6):1901-10.

 

Neisseria meningitidis is an obligate human commensal that commonly colonizes the oropharyngeal mucosa. Carriage is age dependent and very common in young adults. The relationships between carriage and invasive disease are not completely understood. In this work, we performed a longitudinal ...

Last Updated: 23 May 2014

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 23 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Role of factor H binding protein in Neisseria meningitidis virulence and its potential as a vaccine candidate to broadly protect against meningococcal disease.
 

Author(s): Lisa K McNeil, Robert J Zagursky, Shuo L Lin, Ellen Murphy, Gary W Zlotnick, Susan K Hoiseth, Kathrin U Jansen, Annaliesa S Anderson

Journal: Microbiol. Mol. Biol. Rev.. 2013 Jun;77(2):234-52.

 

Neisseria meningitidis is a Gram-negative microorganism that exists exclusively in humans and can cause devastating invasive disease. Although capsular polysaccharide-based vaccines against serogroups A, C, Y, and W135 are widely available, the pathway to a broadly protective vaccine ...

Last Updated: 23 May 2013

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Automated extraction of typing information for bacterial pathogens from whole genome sequence data: Neisseria meningitidis as an exemplar.
 

Author(s): K A Jolley, M C Maiden

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Whole genome sequence (WGS) data are increasingly used to characterise bacterial pathogens. These data provide detailed information on the genotypes and likely phenotypes of aetiological agents, enabling the relationships of samples from potential disease outbreaks to be established ...

Last Updated: 1 Feb 2013

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Advances with vaccination against Neisseria meningitidis.
 

Author(s): Ray Borrow

Journal: Trop. Med. Int. Health. 2012 Dec;17(12):1478-91.

 

In the last decade, meningococcal serogroup C conjugate vaccination programs have been demonstrated to be hugely successful with a truly impressive public health impact. In sub-Saharan Africa, with the implementation of an affordable serogroup A conjugate vaccine, it is hoped that ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2013

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Last Updated: 30 Dec 2014

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Regulation of Mucosal Immune Response to Systemic MenB Vaccine
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Meningococcal Infections

 

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2012

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