Neisseria meningitidis. The most severe form of bacterial meningitis is called Neisseria meningitidis. It is a relatively rare disease and usually occurs as a single isolated event. Clusters of cases or outbreaks are rare in the United States.
3 Meningitis Meningitis is a severe illness characterized by serous inflammation of the linings of the brain and spinal cord (meninges). Clinical symptoms include headache, stiff neck, high fever, nausea/vomiting and rash.
NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE REFERENCE STRAINS FOR ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING INTENDED USE Reference strains listed in this brochure are quality control (QC) strains for the agar-dilution, disk diffusion,
1 CHAPTER 7 Identification and Characterization of Neisseria meningitidis. N. meningitidis are gram-negative, coffee-bean shaped diplococci that may occur intracellularly
Meningococcal Pneumonia 51 Figure 1. Gram stain of sputum showing many Neisseria within neutrophiles; culture yielded a heavy growth of N. meningitidis.
Chronic meningococcal disease: Rare manifestation of N. meningitidis infection. Patients present with chronic intermittent high fever, joint pain, and headache, with or without skin lesions.
Neisseria, including N. lactamica and N. meningitidis, and 67 other species from 45 genera representing a phylogenetic cross-section of organisms were evaluated using the ACCUPROBE NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE CULTURE IDENTIFICATION TEST. Only those
Micro 443 Mark Chandler, Ph.D. Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Neisseria meningitidis and Moraxella catarrhalis I. General characteristics
3 Neisseria : Gram-Negative Cocci “Kidney bean-shaped” pairs Catalase-Positive • Neisseria species are catalase-positive • Moraxella catarrhalis is catalase-positive
Meningococcal Disease (Neisseria meningitidis) 2010 CDC Case Definition . Case classification . Suspected: Clinical purpura fulminans in the absence of a positive blood culture; or
Research Occupational Health Program Agent Information Sheet (AIS) Neisseria Gonorrhea _____ Research Occupational Health Program (ROHP) Boston University ...
J. CLIN. MICROBIOL. Blind subculturing of these blood cultures to enriched chocolate agar had been performed only on day 2 ofincubation and were negative.
NC Communicable Disease Manual/Case Definition: Gonorrhea August 2008 Page 1 of 1 Gonorrhea (Neisseria gonorrhoeae) 1996 CDC Case Definition Clinical description
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3 Revised 7/15/13 Meningitis Meningitis is a severe illness characterized by serous inflammation of the linings of the brain and spinal cord (meninges).
Neisseria meningitides Neisseria meningitides is an aerobic, non-spore-forming Gram-negative coccobacilli that resides in its natural habitat within the nasopharyngeal tract of
1199 Neisseria mucosa Endocarditis Alfred E. Bacon III, Primepares G. Pal, and Dennis R. Schaberg From the Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Infectious
Neisseria gonorrhoeae N. gonorrhoeae Neisseria gonorrhoeae – The causative agent of gonorrhea. This is a smear of pus taken from a lesion. Look for kidney-shaped pairs of cocci.
1 GRAM-NEGATIVE COCCI GENUS: NEISSERIA Objectives: upon completion of this lecture, student will Describe the morphology & physiology for genus Neisseria.
Neisseria meningitidis morphology lMeningococci are typical diplococci. lThey have a coffe berry appearence. lMeningococci are nonmotile and non-
NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS (INVASIVE MENINGOCOCCAL INFECTIONS ) CLINICAL INFORMATION Type of infection caused (check all that apply) ...
Invasive Neisseria Meningitis Surveillance Invasive disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis includes meningitis, septicemia, and infections of other normally sterile sites.
140 Environmentally regulated proteins and metabolism Purification of Neisseria meningitidis transferrin binding proteins and characterisation by epitope mapping and iron release studies
24/7 Emergency Contact Number: 1-888-295-5156 Revised 6/2011 MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE (Neisseria meningitidis) What is MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE? Meningococcal disease is a severe infection caused by the bacteria, Neisseria meningitidis.
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Bacterial Shapes Spherical (cocci – plural, coccus – singular) These display the following characteristics: 1. Least surface area per unit volume
Emerging Infectious Diseases • Vol. 8, No. 5, May 2002 519 DISPATCHES Outbreak of Neisseria meningitidis, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Gregory J. Tyrrell,*† Linda Chui,* Marcia Johnson,‡
Subtypes, defined by variation in the outer membrane protein PorA, are an integral part of the characterization scheme for Neisseria meningitidis.
Page 2 How is meningococcal disease diagnosed? Persons showing signs and symptoms of illness are diagnosed by checking their spinal fluid (meningitis) or blood (meningococcemia).
Bacteriology Neisseria, Moraxella, Kingella, and Acinetobacter 6 Structure The only distinguishing structural feature between N meningitidis and N gonorrhoeae is the presence
Selective Amplification Selective amplification of target DNA from the clinical specimen in the AMPLICOR CT/NG Test for Neisseria gonorrhoeae is achieved by the use of AmpErase (uracil-N-glycosylase) enzyme and deoxyuridine triphos
Taxonomy of Moraxella and Neisseria 389 they appear to be more closely related to some Moraxella species than to the other subgroup of the genus Neisseria.
Gonorrhea (Neisseria gonorrhoeae) February 2003 1) THE DISEASE AND ITS EPIDEMIOLOGY A. Etiologic Agent Gonorrhea is caused by the gram-negative, intracellular diplococcus Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE IN NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE WHO/CDS/CSR/DRS/2001.3 30 SECTION C Detection of antibiotic resistance in N. gonorrhoeae establish a uniform susceptibility test protocol have not been successful and numerical MIC values ex-
Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcus) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (gonococcus), the well known agents of epidemic meningitis and gonorrhoea, respectively, are
Neisseria spp. direct serological test reagents are devices that consist of antigens and antisera used in serological tests to identify Neisseria spp. from cultured isolates. Additionally, some of these reagents consist of Neisseria
Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infections KARL E. MILLER, M.D., University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga Unit, Chattanooga, Tennessee N eisseria gonorrhoeae infections may present as a broad range of symptoms and can affect
Neisseria/Moraxella Gram-negative diplococci (GNDC) Cells typically occur in pairs; kidney beans, coffee beans Grow on mucous membranes Growth
IDENTIFICATION OF NEISSERIA SPECIES Issue no: 2.1 Issue date 11.09.07 Issued by Standards Unit, Evaluations and Standards Laboratory Page 1 of 18
In this study, the sensitivity of the Difco Neisseria Meningitidis Antisera was 92% and the specificity was 67%.6 Using only antisera against the common serogroups A, B, C
Y=Yes N=No U=Unknown Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology rev02.28.2012
Neisseria sicca 0.5–1 Coccus Single cells or diplococci Staphylococcus 0.5–1.5 Coccus Single cells, pairs, or staphylococci epidermidis Materials Cultures (18–24-hour agar or broth) Alcaligenes denitrificans Bacillus cereus Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum
Expedited Partner Therapy for Chlamydia trachomatis Infection, Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infection and Trichomoniasis: Guidance for Health Care Professionals in Wisconsin
NEISSERIA SICCA PNEUMONIA AND BRONCHIECTASIS 687 Neisseria siccapneumonie et bronchetasie. P. Gris, G. Vincke, 1 .P. Delmez, J .P. Diercfoc.
Meningococcal disease is an acute and often a serious illness caused by the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis (N. meningitidis). This bacterium has at least 13 different serogroups. Five of these serogroups, A, B, C, Y, and W-135, cause almost all invasive disease.
Oklahoma State Department of Health 01-2014 Reviewed Neisseria Meningitidis (Meningococcal Disease) - 3 Dosages for Contacts to a Case of Invasive Meningococcal Disease
Haemophilus influenzae, Neisseria meningitidis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Salmonella serotype Typhi, Shigella, and Vibrio cholerae
VOL. 33, 1983 NEISSERIA MACACAE SP. NOV. 517 TABLE 2. Cellular fatty acid analysis of N. macacae strain M-740T and selected Neisseria species
Lab Dept: Microbiology/Virology Test Name: NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE (GC) AMPLIFIED RNA ASSAY, MISCELLANEOUS SITES General Information Lab Order Codes: MGRNA
510(k) Summary GBD T BD ProbeTec m Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) QX Amplified DNA Assay Reproducibility A reproducibility study of the BD Viper System using the BD ProbeTec GC OQ Assay was also