Neisseria meningitidis

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Neisseria meningitidis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 930 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Increase of Neisseria meningitidis W:cc11 invasive disease in Chile has no correlation with carriage in adolescents.
 

Author(s): Paulina S Rubilar, Gisselle N Barra, Jean-Marc Gabastou, Pedro Alarcón, Pamela Araya, Juan C Hormazábal, Jorge Fernandez

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Neisseria meningitidis is a human exclusive pathogen that can lead to invasive meningococcal disease or may be carried in the upper respiratory tract without symptoms. The relationship between carriage and disease remains poorly understood but it is widely accepted that decreasing ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Large Outbreak of Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup C - Nigeria, December 2016-June 2017.
 

Author(s): Chimeremma Nnadi, John Oladejo, Sebastian Yennan, Adesola Ogunleye, Chidinma Agbai, Lawal Bakare, Mohammed Abdulaziz, Amina Mohammed, Mary Stephens, Kyadindi Sumaili, Olivier Ronveaux, Helen Maguire, Debra Karch, Mahmood Dalhat, Martin Antonio, Andre Bita, Ifeanyi Okudo, Patrick Nguku, Ryan Novak, Omotayo Bolu, Faisal Shuaib, Chikwe Ihekweazu

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On February 16, 2017, the Ministry of Health in Zamfara State, in northwestern Nigeria, notified the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) of an increased number of suspected cerebrospinal meningitis (meningitis) cases reported from four local government areas (LGAs). Meningitis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Cost-effectiveness of expanding childhood routine immunization against Neisseria meningitidis serogroups C, W and Y with a quadrivalent conjugate vaccine in the African meningitis belt.
 

Author(s): Andreas Kuznik, Garba Iliyasu, Mohammed Lamorde, Mustapha Mahmud, Baba M Musa, Ibrahim Nashabaru, Stephen Obaro, Idris Mohammed, Abdulrazaq G Habib

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Neisseria meningitidis constitutes a major public health problem among countries in the African meningitis belt. Following regional vaccination campaigns for serogroup A and subsequent increases in protection against this serogroup, non-A serogroups such as C and W now pose significant ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 31 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Biological Functions of the Secretome of .
 

Author(s): Jan Tommassen, Jesús Arenas

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is a Gram-negative bacterial pathogen that normally resides as a commensal in the human nasopharynx but occasionally causes disease with high mortality and morbidity. To interact with its environment, it transports many proteins across the outer membrane to the bacterial cell surface ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Burden of infections in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Yaowen Zhang, Dong Wei, Xinzhen Guo, Mai Han, Lichao Yuan, Moe H Kyaw

Journal: J Glob Health. 2016 Dec;6(2):020409.

 

is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis and septicemia in children and young adults worldwide. The disease burden associated with infections has not been systematically assessed in China. Therefore, we undertook this study to determine the burden of meningococcal disease in China.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Towards understanding the epidemiology of Neisseria meningitidis in the African meningitis belt: a multi-disciplinary overview.
 

Author(s): Lydiane Agier, Nadège Martiny, Oumy Thiongane, Judith E Mueller, Juliette Paireau, Eleanor R Watkins, Tom J Irving, Thibaut Koutangni, Hélène Broutin

Journal: Int. J. Infect. Dis.. 2017 Jan;54():103-112.

 

Neisseria meningitidis is the major cause of seasonal meningitis epidemics in the African meningitis belt. In the changing context of a reduction in incidence of serogroup A and an increase in incidence of serogroups W and C and of Streptococcus pneumoniae, a better understanding ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Study to Assess Oropharyngeal Carriage of N. Meningitidis in South Australian School Leavers
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neisseria Meningitidis

 

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2018

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Petechiae In Children (PIC) Study: Defining A Clinical Decision Rule for The Management Of Fever and Non-Blanching Rashes In Children Including The Role Of Point Of Care Testing For Procalcitonin & Neisseria Meningitidis DNA.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Meningitis, Meningococcal; Meningococcal Sepsis; Meningococcal Disease; Meningococcal Infections; Sepsis; Meningitis

 

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2017

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Conjugate Vaccine Against Meningococcus C a Brazilian Project
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Serogroup C Meningococcal Meningitis

 

Last Updated: 3 Aug 2016

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