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547 Possible Causes for Meningococcal Infection

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    […] disease, meningococcal infections, Infection;meningococcal, Meningococcal infection NOS (disorder), [X]Meningococcal infection, unspecified (disorder), Meningococcal infection[] Abstract Meningococcal infection is an important health problem in children, with significant mortality and morbidity.[] Meningococcal infections due to this strain are associated with high case fatality and often atypical clinical manifestations.[]

  • Properdin Deficiency

    We report a family in which three males in two generations had meningococcal infections; one of them died.[] Two patients had a meningococcal infection at 15 and 16 years of age, respectively, and one had Haemophilus influenza meningitis at 1.5 years of age.[] Meningococcal Infection in complement deficiency states is discussed and the unusual features of this case are highlighted.[]

  • Hypogammaglobulinemia

    Introduction Immunoglobulins (Ig) have been commercially available since the 1940s, and first carried out as replacement therapy (IgRT) in a patient with agammaglobulinemia in 1951 by Ogden Bruton. From that first experience on, Ig have been widely used in patients with primary immune deficiency (PID), as it is well known[…][]

  • Meningitis

    BACKGROUND: Meningococcal disease is a contagious bacterial infection caused by Neisseria meningitidis (N. meningitidis).[] Infect. Dis. J. 17 : 816 -819. Gold, R., and M. S. Artenstein. 1971 . Meningococcal infections. 2.[] Infect. Dis. J. 17 : 816 -819. Gold, R., and M. S. Artenstein. 1971. Meningococcal infections. 2. Field trial of group C meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine in 1969-70.[]

  • Meningococcemia

    Hypocomplementemia secondary to hepatic dysfunction may have enhanced the patient's susceptibility to meningococcal infection.[] Meningococcal infection remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality.[] We also review the world medical literature that pertains to osteonecrosis as a sequelae of meningococcal infection associated with DIC.[]

  • Meningococcal Arthritis

    Meningococcal arthritis as a complication of Neisseria meningitidis infection occurs in about 2-10% of cases, whereas primary meningococcal arthritis (PMA) is a relatively[] Despite intensive search there was no evidence of extra-articular meningococcal infection.[] Less common manifestations of meningococcal infection include pharyngitis, pneumonia, pericarditis, urethritis and arthritis.[]

  • Waterhouse Friderichsen Syndrome

    Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome--massive adrenal haemorrhage in the setting of overwhelming clinical sepsis--is usually taken at necropsy to indicate meningococcal infection[] , infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9 Unspecified infectious disease 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code meningococcal A39.9 -[] Abstract Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome is one of the fatal complications of meningococcal infection.[]

  • Common Cold

    Includes four new chapters on immunology, measles, meningococcal disease, and vector-borne infections.[]

  • Meningococcal Carrier

    Infections Robert S Baltimore 1 Introduction 713 Methodology 715 Descriptive Epidemiology 717 Mechanisms and Routes of Transmission 720 Pathogenesis and Immunity 721 Patterns[] Meningitis is the most common form of meningococcal infection, accounting for about 75% of cases.[] The two common presentations of meningococcal infection are meningococcal meningitis ( infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord) and meningococcemia[]

  • Urethritis

    The emotional impact of a mistaken diagnosis of gonococcal infection and the need to treat asymptomatic throat carriage in sexual contacts makes early recognition of meningococcal[] Other rare but reported causes of urethritis include viral, streptococcal, anaerobic, and meningococcal infections.[] […] causes of urethritis include lymphogranuloma venereum, herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2, adenovirus, syphilis, mycobacterial infection, Corynebacterium, [4] and bacterial infections[]

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