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Neisseria

C. A. Genco

Neisseria

molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis

by C. A. Genco

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Published by Caister Academic Press in Norfolk, UK .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Caroline Attardo Genco and Lee Wetzler
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQR82.N4 N38 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 270 p., [2] p. of plates :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24469368M
ISBN 101904455514
ISBN 109781904455516
LC Control Number2010287206
OCLC/WorldCa318410114

Neisseria is the only pathogenic gram negative cocci (precisely diplococci). Two species of Neisseria causes disease in humans; Neisseria meningitidis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.. Human beings are only known hosts of hoeae. Neisseria gonorrhoeae (often called gonococcus) causes gonorrhoea, the second most common sexually transmitted disease (STDs) of worldwide importance (Chlamydial.   Neisseria meningitidis (the "meningococcus") This organism (figure 22 and 23) resides only in man. The majority of cases are sporadic cases most commonly seen among young children (figure 24). Outbreaks occur usually among adults living in confined and crowded conditions (e.g. university dorms, army barracks, prisons). Initial infection of the.

NEISSERIA Of the eleven species of Neisseria that colonize humans, only two are pathogens. 1N. gonorrhoeae (the gonococcus) is the causative agent of gonorrhoea and is transmitted via sexual contact. Symptoms of infection with N. gonorrhoeae differ depending on the site of infection. Infection of the genitals can result in a purulent (or pus-like) discharge from the. Neisseria meningitidis is usually cultivated in a peptone-blood base medium in a moist chamber containing % CO 2. All media must be warmed to 37 degrees prior to inoculation as the organism is extremely susceptible to temperatures above or below 37 degrees. This trait is .

Figure 1. Gram stain of Neisseria gonorrhoeae from blood culture growth. Figure 2. Neisseria meningitidis colonies on chocolate agar plate. Figure 3. Gram stain of spun CSF showing N. meningitidis diplococci. Notes For Figure 1, please refer to the Contributing Authors page for the list of IDSA case contributors. The taxonomy of oral Neisseria species. [J H Freer] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you.


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Neisseria by C. A. Genco Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book addresses methods and protocols for the pathogen Neisseria gonorrhoeae, such as for high purity antigens, genetic transformation and RNA sequencing, vaccine/drug targets, as well as for studying the biological interactions of the gonococcus and the host.

Start studying Neisseria quiz (in class and in book). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. This detailed book addresses the continual development and application of new methods and protocols to understand the biology of the pathogen Neisseria ing with gonococcus biology and antimicrobial resistance, the volume continues with areas of study such as producing major gonococcal antigens to high purity, genetic transformation of gonococci and strategies for global RNA.

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Neisseria spp. grow best aerobically in an atmosphere containing 5–10% carbon dioxide at a temperature of –°F (32–37°C) and a pH of 7– Cell size ranges from to mm depending upon the species source of the isolate and the age of the culture.

Neisseria spp. are fastidious. Blood agar and chocolate medium (blood heated. The family Neisseriaceae comprises the genera Neisseria, Moraxella, Kingella, and Acinetobacter.

The only significant human pathogens are N gonorrhoeae, the agent of gonorrhea, and N. meningitidis, an agent of acute bacterial meningitidis. N gonorrhoeae infections have a high prevalence and low mortality, whereas N meningitidis infections have a low prevalence and high mortality.

Neisseria is a large genus of bacteria that colonize the mucosal surfaces of many animals. Of the 11 species that colonize humans, only two are pathogens, N. meningitidis and N. gonococcal infections are asymptomatic and self-resolving, and epidemic strains of the meningococcus may be carried in >95% of a population where systemic disease occurs at.

Neisseria meningitidis. meningitidis, or meningococcus, is an aerobic, gram-negative diplococcus, closely related to.

gonorrhoeae, and to several nonpathogenic. Neisseria. species, such as. lactamica. The organism has both an inner (cytoplasmic) and an. An essential guide for research scientists, advanced students, clinicians and other professionals working with Neisseria, this book is a recommended text for all microbiology libraries.

Reviews "a current overview on the most important research in the field." from Ringgold (February ). Figure 1. Left: Neisseria gonorrhoeae Gram stain of pure culture; Right: Neisseria gonorrhoeae Gram stain of a pustular exudate.

Neisseria gonorrhoeae Neisseria gonorrhoeae is a Gram-negative coccus, to µm in diameter, usually seen in pairs with adjacent flattened sides (Figure 1 Left and Fig 2 below). The organism is frequently found.

This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Gonococcal Infection, Gonorrhea, Gonococcus, Gonococci, Gonococcemia, Disseminated Gonococcus, Multi-Resistant Neisseria Gonorrhea, Gonococcal Urethritis, Gonococcal Cervicitis, Gonococcal Proctitis.

Started inthis collection now contains interlinked. Neisseria meningitidis (N. meningitidis) was first discovered in by Weichselbaum from analyzing the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of a patient infected with meningitis.[1] It is a human-specific bacterium that causes a multitude of illnesses, collectively termed meningococcal disease.

Surprisingly, up to 10% of the general population carry the bacteria in their nose and throat without any. Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Neisseria gonorrhoeae is a bacterial pathogen responsible for gonorrhoea and various sequelae that tend to occur when asymptomatic infection ascends within the genital tract or disseminates to distal tissues. From: Molecular Medical Microbiology (Second Edition), Related terms: Pilus; Bacterium; Infectious Agent.

The genus Neisseria currently consists of 28 species, most of which are commensals of mucous membranes of humans and animals.

The two species most commonly associated with disease are Neisseria meningitidis and N. gonorrhoeae. meningitidis, also termed meningococcus, is spread by large-droplet oropharyngeal secretions and rarely causes invasive meningococcal disease (IMD), in.

Meningococcal Infections. In: Kimberlin DW, Brady MT, Jackson MA, Long SS, eds. Red Book®: REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Neisseria meningitidis: Advanced Methods and Protocols offers a collection of methods and protocols that reflect the development and refinement of several new technologies applied to the meningococcus as presented by expert researchers.

Several of the chapters in this book describe methods that rely on the collection of complete sets of. Neisseria gonorrhoeae can be diagnosed by culture or nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs), and by Gram stain in men with urethritis.

In settings without available laboratory diagnostic support, diagnosis is often made clinically, based on the presence of symptoms such. Neisseria gonorrhoeae, also known as gonococcus (singular), or gonococci (plural) is a species of Gram-negative diplococci bacteria isolated by Albert Neisser in It causes the sexually transmitted genitourinary infection gonorrhea as well as other forms of gonococcal disease including disseminated gonococcemia, septic arthritis, and gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum.

Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Nesseria meningitidis are Gram-negative diplococci. gonorrhoeae is the causative agent of gonorrhoeae and is transmitted via sexual contact. meningitidis is transmitted via respiratory droplets leading to colonization of the nasopharynx and can cause meningitis and septicemia.

The book describes the latest, up-to 5/5(1). This detailed book addresses the continual development and application of new methods and protocols to understand the biology of the pathogen Neisseria : Myron Christodoulides.

Neisseria Gonorrhoeae • N. Gonorrhoeae causes gonorrhea, neonatal conjunctivitis (ophthalmia neonatorum) and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Morphology • Oval shaped • Gram negative diplococci • Size is to µm.

• Occurs in pair • Non motile • Capsulated and have pilli American Academy of Pediatrics. Meningococcal Infections. In: Kimberlin DW, Brady MT, Jackson MA, Long SS, eds. Red Book: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases.

American Academy of Pediatrics; ; Neisseria gonorrhoeae. I. Virulence genetically linked to clonal variation. J. Bacteriol. – —One type, obtained from the purulent exudate of acute gonorrhea was maintained by 69 selective in vitro passages, at which point the organisms produced infections in human volunteers.

A predominance of clonal types found in.