Neisseria meningitidis

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Neisseria meningitidis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 826 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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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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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 25 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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