Neisseria meningitidis

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Neisseria meningitidis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 933 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clustered intergenic region sequences as predictors of factor H Binding Protein expression patterns and for assessing Neisseria meningitidis strain coverage by meningococcal vaccines.
 

Author(s): Caroline Cayrou, Ayodeji A Akinduko, Evgeny M Mirkes, Jay Lucidarme, Stephen A Clark, Luke R Green, Helen J Cooper, Julie Morrissey, Ray Borrow, Christopher D Bayliss

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Factor H binding protein (fHbp) is a major protective antigen in 4C-MenB (Bexsero®) and Trumenba®, two serogroup B meningococcal vaccines, wherein expression level is a determinant of protection. Examination of promoter-containing intergenic region (IGR) sequences indicated that ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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Expansion of a urethritis-associated Neisseria meningitidis clade in the United States with concurrent acquisition of N. gonorrhoeae alleles.
 

Author(s): Adam C Retchless, Cécilia B Kretz, How-Yi Chang, Jose A Bazan, A Jeanine Abrams, Abigail Norris Turner, Laurel T Jenkins, David L Trees, Yih-Ling Tzeng, David S Stephens, Jessica R MacNeil, Xin Wang

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Increased reports of Neisseria meningitidis urethritis in multiple U.S. cities during 2015 have been attributed to the emergence of a novel clade of nongroupable N. meningitidis within the ST-11 clonal complex, the "U.S. NmNG urethritis clade". Genetic recombination with N. gonorrhoeae ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 32 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Neisseria meningitidis pneumonia. A case report].
 

Author(s): María Cecilia Yubini, Caterina Contreras, Gonzalo Díaz, María Alejandra Cerda, Dannette Guíñez, Nicole Rogers, Francisco Silva, Rodrigo Cornejo

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2018 Feb;146(2):249-253.

 

Few cases of bacteremic pneumonia by Neisseria meningitidis (NM) have been described worldwide; mostly in elderly patients or those with comorbidities. They appear clinically indistinguishable from other acute infectious pneumoniae, that do not develope the syndrome of meningococcemia. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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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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