Last Posted: Aug 23, 2018
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
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
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
Expansion of a urethritis-associated Neisseria meningitidis clade in the United States with concurrent acquisition of N. gonorrhoeae alleles.
Retchless Adam C et al. BMC genomics 2018 03 (1) 176
Temporal associations between national outbreaks of meningococcal serogroup W and C disease in the Netherlands and England: an observational cohort study.
Knol Mirjam J et al. The Lancet. Public health 2017 Oct (10) e473-e482
Whole genome typing of the recently emerged Canadian serogroup W Neisseria meningitidis Sequence Type-11 clonal complex isolates associated with invasive meningococcal disease.
Tsang Raymond S W et al. International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases 2018 Feb
A phylogenetic method to perform genome-wide association studies in microbes that accounts for population structure and recombination.
Collins Caitlin et al. PLoS computational biology 2018 Feb (2) e1005958
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