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ID#:6423
Description:This micrograph depicts the presence of aerobic Gram-negative Neisseria meningitidis diplococcal bacteria; Mag. 1150X.

Meningococcal disease is an infection caused by a bacterium called N. meningitidis or the meningococcus. The meningococcus lives in the throat of 5-10% of healthy people. Rarely, it can cause serious illness such as meningitis or blood infection.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Brodsky
Creation Date:1966
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  • CDC – Health Advisory: Fatal Case of Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease
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    MeSH
    tree picture Diseases
    tree picture tree picture Bacterial Infections and Mycoses
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Bacterial Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Central Nervous System Bacterial Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Meningitis, Bacterial
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Meningitis, Meningococcal
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Neisseriaceae Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Meningococcal Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Meningitis, Meningococcal
    tree picture tree picture Nervous System Diseases
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Central Nervous System Diseases
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Central Nervous System Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Central Nervous System Bacterial Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Meningitis, Bacterial
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Meningitis, Meningococcal
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Meningitis
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Meningitis, Bacterial
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Meningitis, Meningococcal
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