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27 Possible Causes for Meningococcal Carrier, Petechiae

  • Meningococcemia

    A meningococcal carrier study was performed on samples obtained from pharyngeal swabs which turned out to be negative.[elsevier.es] Meningococcal infection should be considered in patients who have fever along with skin rash or petechiae even when there are no signs of meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Many people in a population can be a carrier of meningococcal bacteria (up to 11 percent) in the nose and back of the throat, and usually nothing happens to a person other[oregonlive.com]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    A suspected case of meningococcal meningitis was diagnosed in a 24-year-old sailor onboard an aircraft carrier at sea in 2003.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We underline that when a patient presents fever and petechiae (50-60% of patients), WFS must be considered, even when the patient has a non-toxic appearance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of incidence, carriage and case-carrier ratios for meningococcal meningitis in the African meningitis belt and describe their variations across the endemic, hyperendemic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningitis

    Proportion of meningococcal carriers and high‐risk persons who were culture‐negative at end of follow‐up. Occurrence of relapse and re‐colonisation.[doi.org] […] infants) Muscle, leg or joint pain Neck retraction with arching of the back (infants) Pale or blotchy skin Rash or spots that don’t fade with pressure (also called purpure or petechiae[meningitis.com.au] When a patient presents with fever and petechiae, WFS must be considered, even when the patient has a non-toxic appearance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningococcal Carrier

    Abstract A survey of the meningococcal carrier rate was conducted in the Nsukka area (eastern Nigeria) during an interepidemic period.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Increased irritability Sleeping all the time Fever Bulging fontanelle (soft spot on the top of the head) Inconsolable crying Epileptic fits (seizures) Signs on the skin Petechiae[dermnetnz.org] Abstract An epidemiological study was carried out to determine meningococcal carrier state amongst recruits of a military training centre. 360 recruits with divergent socioeconomic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningococcal Arthritis

    carriers (3) transmission is by aerosol, droplets or direct contact with respiratory secretions of someone carrying the organism.[gpnotebook.co.uk] See also Meningitis Sepsis Fever and petechiae/purpura Key Points IV ceftriaxone / cefotaxime should be given as soon as meningococcal disease is suspected.[rch.org.au] Efficacy of rifampin in treatment of meningococcal carriers. N Engl J Med 281, 641 –645. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar] 27. Deghmane, A.[jmm.microbiologyresearch.org]

  • Gonococcemia

    Abstract The gonococcal carrier state is similar to the meningococcal carrier state, usually producing no systemic symptoms but occasionally complicated by bacteremia and[annals.org] RESULTS: Hemorrhagic pustules,petechiae, and purpuric lesions developed in a youngwoman with fever and joint pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Results: Hemorrhagic pustules,petechiae, and purpuric lesions developed in a youngwoman with fever and joint pain.[philpapers.org]

  • Gram-Negative Septicaemia

    The most likely source of infection of virulent strains appears to be household members or close friends who are asymptomatic carriers.[patient.info] Some organisms will cause damage to the endothelial cells, which line the blood vessels and cause leakage of the blood from the vascular space into the skin, resulting in petechiae[atsu.edu] […] of death Constitutional Diaphoresis, fevers or rigors, malaise or myalgia Fever is the most common manifestation of sepsis Dermatologic Abscess, cellulitis, ecchymosis or petechiae[aafp.org]

  • Recurrent Neisseria Infections due to Factor D Deficiency

    Efficacy of rifampin in treatment of meningococcal carriers. N Engl J Med 281, 641 –645. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar] 27. Deghmane, A.[jmm.microbiologyresearch.org] Wiskott-Aldrich pathogenesisi abnormal T-cell function / and T-regs, defective platelets Constant feature of Wiskott-Aldrich thrombocytopenia and platelet dysfunction leading to petechiae[quizlet.com] […] opportunisticorganisms Family history of primary immunodeficiency Physical signs Poor growth, failure to thrive Absent lymph nodes or tonsils Skin lesions: telangiectasias, petechiae[aafp.org]

  • Bacterial Encephalitis

    It can be spread by droplets coughed or sneezed out by an infected person or by a carrier; many outbreaks of meningococcal infection occur in people living in close quarters[drreddy.com] Petechiae and purpura are classically associated with meningococcal meningitis, however these skin findings can be present with other causes of bacterial meningitis or may[cdemcurriculum.com] […] studies show that neck stiffness may only be present in 30% of patients. [6] Other symptoms may include confusion, seizure associated with fever, and skin findings such as petechiae[cdemcurriculum.com]

  • Spondylitic Aortitis

    .- Healthy Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Carriers.- Meningococcal Meningitis.- Meningococcal Infection.- Jacob-Creutzfeldt Disease.- Infection with Measles.- Infection with[booktopia.com.au] , Peroneal Muscular Atrophy, Peroneal Nerve Palsy, Persecutory Delusion, Personality Change, Personality Change Due To A General Medical Condition, Personality Disorder, Petechiae[bonkersinstitute.org] Nerve Disorder, Optic Neuritis, Oral Candidiasis, Oral Discomfort, Oral Fungal Infection, Oral Intake Reduced, Oral Mucosal Blistering, Oral Mucosal Disorder, Oral Mucosal Petechiae[bonkersinstitute.org]

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