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.
1 CHAPTER 7 Identification and Characterization of Neisseria meningitidis. N. meningitidis are gram-negative, coffee-bean shaped diplococci that may occur intracellularly
Micro 443 Mark Chandler, Ph.D. Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Neisseria meningitidis and Moraxella catarrhalis I. General characteristics
[Type text] Meningitis Meningitis is a severe illness characterized by serous inflammation of the linings of the brain and spinal cord (meninges).
Neisseria meningitidis morphology lMeningococci are typical diplococci. lThey have a coffe berry appearence. lMeningococci are nonmotile and non-
3 Neisseria : Gram-Negative Cocci “Kidney bean-shaped” pairs Catalase-Positive • Neisseria species are catalase-positive • Moraxella catarrhalis is catalase-positive
b88 neisseria gonorrhoeae reference strains for antimicrobial susceptibility testing (revised february 2005) read this brochure in its entirety before proceeding
1 GRAM-NEGATIVE COCCI GENUS: NEISSERIA Objectives: upon completion of this lecture, student will Describe the morphology & physiology for genus Neisseria.
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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Research Occupational Health Program Agent Information Sheet (AIS) Neisseria Gonorrhea _____ Research Occupational Health Program (ROHP) Boston University ...
Welcome and Introduction Rino Rappuoli and Ulrich Vogel, Programme Chairs Defining the Multiple Components of an Investigational Serogroup B Vaccine (4CMenB)
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,‡
Genesee County Health Department 630 S. Saginaw Street Flint, Michigan 48502 www.gchd.us BACTERIAL MENINGITIS (Neisseria Meningitidis) What is it?
Subtypes, defined by variation in the outer membrane protein PorA, are an integral part of the characterization scheme for Neisseria meningitidis.
Bacterial Shapes Spherical (cocci – plural, coccus – singular) These display the following characteristics: 1. Least surface area per unit volume
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Neisseria at IPK from the Provincial Center of Hygiene and Epidemiology at Camaguey Province. Those strains were confirmed Neisseria gonorrhoeae because of their growth in a selective medium of modified Thayer and Martin, Gram staining, positive oxidase and
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 meningitides Neisseria meningitides is an aerobic, non-spore-forming Gram-negative coccobacilli that resides in its natural habitat within the nasopharyngeal tract of
J. CLIN. MICROBIOL. Blind subculturing of these blood cultures to enriched chocolate agar had been performed only on day 2 ofincubation and were negative.
Neisseria/Moraxella Gram-negative diplococci (GNDC) Cells typically occur in pairs; kidney beans, coffee beans Grow on mucous membranes Growth
Meningococcal Disease (Neisseria meningitidis) 2010 CDC Case Definition . Case classification . Suspected: Clinical purpura fulminans in the absence of a positive blood culture; or
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.
Bacteriology Neisseria, Moraxella, Kingella, and Acinetobacter 6 Structure The only distinguishing structural feature between N meningitidis and N gonorrhoeae is the presence
NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE CULTURE IDENTIFICATION TEST INTENDED USE The ACCUPROBE NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE CULTURE IDENTIFICATION TEST is a rapid DNA probe test which utilizes the technique of nucleic acid hybridization for the identification of
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
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.
Lab Dept: Microbiology/Virology Test Name: NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE (GC) AMPLIFIED RNA ASSAY, MISCELLANEOUS SITES General Information Lab Order Codes: MGRNA
Invasive Neisseria Meningitis Surveillance Invasive disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis includes meningitis, septicemia, and infections of other normally sterile sites.
Science Highlight – April 2011 Structure of N. meningitidis PorB. a) PorB trimer viewed from the top of the membrane b) PorB monomer viewed through the membrane normal.
Slide 5 Gonorrhea F Therapy – Urethral, cervical, rectal, or pharyngeal u Ceftriaxone 125 mg I.M. single dose or u Cefixime 400 mg P.O., Ciprofloxacin 500mg P.O.,
MICROSCAN HNID PANEL 871 TABLE 2. Identification ofHaemophilus spp. with the MicroScan HNIDpanel No. (%) ofisolates': Organism No. tested Identified Not Misidentified
Laboratory Diagnosis: Chlamydia trachomatis/ Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infections by Peter C. Iwen, MS Numerous culture and non-culture techniques are available to test for
Neisseria meningitidis: Agents for Prophylaxis Azithromycin Ciprofloxacin Minocycline Nalidixic acid (for surveillance only; may detect diminished
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
Neisseria meningitidis Name (Last, First):_____ EPIDEMIOLOGICAL INFORMATION Y N UN Renal failure/ dialysis Did case reside in a dormitory while ill? Did case participate in group ...
Y=Yes N=No U=Unknown Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology rev02.28.2012
Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcus) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (gonococcus), the well known agents of epidemic meningitis and gonorrhoea, respectively, are
Neisseria Meningitis (“Bacterial Meningitis”) Questions and Answers December 2007 How great is the risk of passing this illness from one person to
1 Neisseria gonorrhea, the Next Super Bug: Coming to a Clinic Near You Bin Xiao, Pharm.D. PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Resident Department of Pharmacy, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX
Gonorrhea, caused by bacterium, Neisseria gonorrhoeae. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS Many individuals have no symptoms. If symptoms occur, they usually appear 2-7 days after exposure
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.
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
Percentage of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates that were less sensitive to or resistant to quinolone antibiotics in 14 countries in the WHO Western Pacific Region in 1996. Less sensitive: ciprofloxacin MICs 0.06–0.5 mg/l; Resistant: ciprofloxacin MICs 1 mg/l or more.
Clinical Laboratory Science Program CLS 418 & CLS 419 For Student Use Only Bacticard Neisseria Procedure PRINCIPLE: Neisseria gonorrhoeae is considered a pathogen of humans and the accurate identification of N.
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.
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
VOL. 33, 1983 NEISSERIA MACACAE SP. NOV. 517 TABLE 2. Cellular fatty acid analysis of N. macacae strain M-740T and selected Neisseria species