Last Posted: Dec 03, 2018
Tracking a serial killer: Integrating phylogenetic relationships, epidemiology, and geography for two invasive meningococcal disease outbreaks.
Ezeoke Ifeoma et al. PloS one 2018 (11) e0202615
Emergence of Localized Serogroup W Meningococcal Disease in the United States - Georgia, 2006-2016.
Moore Ashley E et al. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report 2018 Aug (32) 894-897
Loss of genomic diversity in a Neisseria meningitidis clone through a colonization bottleneck.
Lamelas Araceli et al. Genome biology and evolution 2018 Jul
An outbreak of severe invasive meningococcal disease due to a capsular switched Neisseria meningitidis hypervirulent strain B:cc11.
Stefanelli Paola et al. Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2018 Jul
Acquisition of virulence genes by a carrier strain gave rise to the ongoing epidemics of meningococcal disease in West Africa.
Brynildsrud Ola Brønstad et al. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2018 May
Global epidemiology of serogroup B meningococcal disease and opportunities for prevention with novel recombinant protein vaccines.
Villena Rodolfo et al. Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics 2018 Apr 1-50
Differential expression of hemoglobin receptor, HmbR, between carriage and invasive isolates of Neisseria meningitidis contributes to virulence: lessons from a clonal outbreak.
Sevestre Julien et al. Virulence 2018 Apr 1-18
Epidemiology and molecular characterization of Neisseria lactamica carried in 11-19 years old students in Salvador, Brazil.
Moura Ana Rafaela Silva Simões et al. International journal of medical microbiology : IJMM 2018 Mar
Two Cases of Meningococcal Disease in One Family Separated by an Extended Period - Colorado, 2015-2016.
Spence Davizon Emily et al. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report 2018 Mar (12) 366-368
Genomic Surveillance of 4CMenB Vaccine Antigenic Variants among Disease-Causing Neisseria meningitidis Isolates, United Kingdom, 2010-2016.
Rodrigues Charlene M C et al. Emerging infectious diseases 2018 Apr (4) 673-682
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