Neisseria meningitidis

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Neisseria meningitidis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 915 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Bacterial meningitis epidemiology and return of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A cases in Burkina Faso in the five years following MenAfriVac mass vaccination campaign.
 

Author(s): Alpha Oumar Diallo, Heidi M Soeters, Issaka Yameogo, Guetawendé Sawadogo, Flavien Aké, Clément Lingani, Xin Wang, Andre Bita, Amadou Fall, Lassana Sangaré, Rasmata Ouédraogo-Traoré, Isaïe Medah, Brice Bicaba, Ryan T Novak,

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Historically, Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A (NmA) caused large meningitis epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2010, Burkina Faso became the first country to implement a national meningococcal serogroup A conjugate vaccine (MACV) campaign. We analyzed nationwide meningitis surveillance ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Neisseria meningitidis" returned 30 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: 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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Neisseria meningitidis presenting as acute abdomen and recurrent reactive pericarditis.
 

Author(s): Karolina Akinosoglou, Angelos Alexopoulos, Nikolaos Koutsogiannis, Charalampos Gogos, Aleksandra Lekkou

Journal: Braz J Infect Dis. ;20(6):641-644.

 

Meningococcal meningitis is a well established potential fatal infection characterized by fever, headache, petechial rash, and vomiting in the majority of cases. However, protean manifestations including abdominal pain, sore throat, diarrhea and cough, even though rare, should not ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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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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