Neisseria meningitidis

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Neisseria meningitidis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 845 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Outbreak of serotype W135 Neisseria meningitidis in central river region of the Gambia between February and June 2012: a hospital-based review of paediatric cases.
 

Author(s): Dic Osuorah, B Shah, A Manjang, E Secka, U Ekwochi, J Ebenebe

Journal: Niger J Clin Pract. ;18(1):41-7.

 

Meningitis still accounts for many deaths in children especially during epidemics in countries within the African meningitis belt. Between February and May 2012, the Gambia witnessed an outbreak of meningitis in two of its six regions. This study presents a clinical perspective of ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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Neisseria meningitidis porA, fetA and fHbp gene distribution in Western Australia 2000 to 2011.
 

Author(s): Peter Boan, Norhaliza Metasan, Simone Tempone, Gerry Harnett, David J Speers, Anthony D Keil

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PorA, fetA and fHbp are three antigen encoding genes useful for meningococcal typing and FHbp is an important component of meningococcal B vaccines.

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2014

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Surveillance of invasive Neisseria meningitidis with a serogroup Y update, Sweden 2010 to 2012.
 

Author(s): B Törös, S Thulin Hedberg, S Jacobsson, H Fredlund, P Olcén, P Mölling

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An increase of invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup Y has been noted in Sweden since 2005, and to a lower extent throughout Europe. The present study describes the epidemiology of invasive N. meningitidis isolates in Sweden in the period between ...

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2014

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 28 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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[Pneumonia by Neisseria meningitidis: a case report].
 

Author(s): Carmen Fernández-Pozuelo, Julián Sánchez-Castañón, Vicente Aguadero-Acera, Irene M Baena-Ferrer

Journal: Rev Esp Quimioter. 2014 Jun;27(2):132-3.

 

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2014

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Investigating Meningococcal Vaccines in Adults
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Meningococcal Vaccines; Meningococcal Infections; Neisseria Meningitidis; Factor H-binding Protein, Neisseria Meningitidi

 

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2015

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Last Updated: 18 May 2015

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