Neisseria meningitidis

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Neisseria meningitidis

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 888 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Postoperative pulmonary disease associated with haemophilus influenzae and neisseria meningitidis in a diabetic child].
 

Author(s): Hicham Chemsi, Mohamed Frikh, Abdelhay Lemnouer, Bouchra Belfkih, Yassine Sekhsokh, Maryama Chadli, Mustapha Elouennass

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Haemophilus influenzae is a saprophyte that colonizes the nasopharynx in nearly two thirds of children and adults. Neisseria meningitidis is a strict human bacterium which lives in the nasopharynx. It can cause benign nasopharyngitis or asymptomatic colonization. We report the case ...

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2017

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Serogroup and Clonal Characterization of Czech Invasive Neisseria meningitidis Strains Isolated from 1971 to 2015.
 

Author(s): Zuzana Jandova, Martin Musilek, Zuzana Vackova, Jana Kozakova, Pavla Krizova

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This study presents antigenic and genetic characteristics of Neisseria meningitidis strains recovered from invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) in the Czech Republic in 1971-2015.

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2016

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Outbreak of Neisseria meningitidis capsular group W among scouts returning from the World Scout Jamboree, Japan, 2015.
 

Author(s): Alison Smith-Palmer, Ken Oates, Diana Webster, Sarah Taylor, Kevin J Scott, Gemma Smith, Benjamin Parcell, Ann Lindstrand, Anders Wallensten, Hans Fredlund, Micael Widerström, Jim McMenamin,

Journal: Euro Surveill.. 2016 Nov;21(45):.

 

The 23rd World Scout Jamboree was held in Japan from 28 July to 8 August 2015 and was attended by over 33,000 scouts from 162 countries. An outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease capsular group W was investigated among participants, with four confirmed cases identified in Scotland, ...

Last Updated: 5 Dec 2016

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

Burden of Neisseria meningitidis 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.

 

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

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2016

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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: 9 Nov 2016

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How the Knowledge of Interactions between Meningococcus and the Human Immune System Has Been Used to Prepare Effective Neisseria meningitidis Vaccines.
 

Author(s): R Gasparini, D Panatto, N L Bragazzi, P L Lai, A Bechini, M Levi, P Durando, D Amicizia

Journal: J Immunol Res. 2015 ;2015():189153.

 

In the last decades, tremendous advancement in dissecting the mechanisms of pathogenicity of Neisseria meningitidis at a molecular level has been achieved, exploiting converging approaches of different disciplines, ranging from pathology to microbiology, immunology, and omics sciences ...

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2015

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Evaluation of Vaccinal and Natural Immunity Against Meningococcus C
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prevention of Meningococcus C Infections

 

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2016

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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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