Meningococcal Infections

Known as: Infections, Meningococcal, Meningococcal Infections [Disease/Finding], Meningococcal infection 
Infections with bacteria of the species NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS.
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2012
Review
2012
The epidemiology of invasive meningococcal disease continues to change rapidly, even in the three years since the first… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
In January 2005, a tetravalent meningococcal polysaccharide-protein conjugate vaccine ([MCV4] Menactra, manufactured by Sanofi… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
As the central component of the human endotoxin sensor, Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) functions in the early detection and response… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The only natural reservoir of Neisseria meningitidis is the human nasopharyngeal mucosa. Depending on age, climate, country… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
New meningococcal vaccines are undergoing clinical trials, and changes in the epidemiologic features of meningococcal disease… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND To assess the genetic influence on cytokine production and its contribution to fatal outcome, we determined the… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
For more than 15 years, Norway has had the highest incidence of meningococcal disease in northern Europe, with 80% of cases being… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Serum samples from patients with meningococcal disease were examined for the presence of IL-6, TNF-alpha, and LPS. Median serum… (More)
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Review
1984
Review
1984
Inherited deficiencies of the complement proteins are rare in unselected populations. Examination of patients with the clinical… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
In 16 patients, 13 with meningococcal infection and 3 suspected to have this infection, 8 patients were found to possess… (More)
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