Neisseria meningitidis

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Neisseria meningitidis

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 846 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The impact of aggregating serogroups in dynamic models of Neisseria meningitidis transmission.
 

Author(s): Keith D Poore, Chris T Bauch

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Neisseria meningitidis (Nm) is a pathogen of multiple serogroups that is highly prevalent in many populations. Serogroups associated with invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) in Canada, for example, include A, B, C, W-135, X and Y. IMD is a rare but serious outcome of Nm infection, ...

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2015

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Sequence Type 4821 Clonal Complex Serogroup B Neisseria meningitidis in China, 1978-2013.
 

Author(s): Bingqing Zhu, Zheng Xu, Pengcheng Du, Li Xu, Xiaofang Sun, Yuan Gao, Zhujun Shao

Journal: Emerging Infect. Dis.. 2015 Jun;21(6):925-32.

 

Serogroup B Neisseria meningitidis strains belonging to sequence type 4821 clonal complex (CC4821), a hyperinvasive lineage first identified for serogroup C in 2003, have been increasingly isolated in China. We characterized the outer membrane protein genes of 48 serogroup B and 214 ...

Last Updated: 20 May 2015

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 24 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The discovery and development of a novel vaccine to protect against Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup B Disease.
 

Author(s): Gary W Zlotnick, Thomas R Jones, Paul Liberator, Li Hao, Shannon Harris, Lisa K McNeil, Duzhang Zhu, John Perez, Joseph Eiden, Kathrin U Jansen, Annaliesa S Anderson

Journal: Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015 ;11(1):5-13.

 

Vaccines have had a major impact on the reduction of many diseases globally. Vaccines targeted against invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) due to serogroups A, C, W, and Y are used to prevent these diseases. Until recently no vaccine had been identified that could confer broad protection ...

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2015

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Metabolism and virulence in Neisseria meningitidis.
 

Author(s): Christoph Schoen, Laura Kischkies, Johannes Elias, Biju Joseph Ampattu

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A longstanding question in infection biology addresses the genetic basis for invasive behavior in commensal pathogens. A prime example for such a pathogen is Neisseria meningitidis. On the one hand it is a harmless commensal bacterium exquisitely adapted to humans, and on the other ...

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2014

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Neonatal infection with Neisseria meningitidis: analysis of a 97-year period plus case study.
 

Author(s): Evrim Kiray Baş, Ali Bülbül, Serdar Cömert, Sinan Uslu, Selda Arslan, Asiye Nuhoglu

Journal: J. Clin. Microbiol.. 2014 Sep;52(9):3478-82.

 

Neisseria meningitidis is one of the major causes of meningitis in children and adolescents, but it is rarely found during the neonatal period. Here, we describe a neonate with meningococcal sepsis who was admitted to the hospital on postnatal day 10, and we discuss the clinical features ...

Last Updated: 21 Aug 2014

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Investigating the Immunogenicity of a U.S.-Licensed Meningococcal Serogroup B Vaccine (Trumenba)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Meningococcal Infections

 

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2015

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