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ALLMedicine™ Meningococcemia Center

Research & Reviews  74 results

Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome with Bilateral Adrenal Hemorrhage Associated with Meth...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9016783
The American Journal of Case Reports; Kalinoski T

Apr 15th, 2022 - BACKGROUND Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome, also known as acute adrenal insufficiency due to adrenal gland hemorrhage, is an uncommon and frequently fatal condition classically presenting with fever, shock, rash, and coagulopathy. Although most o...

Genetic workup as a complementary tool for the diagnosis of primary complement componen...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00431-022-04397-9 10.1016/j.molimm.2014.06.030 10.1007/s10875-017-0465-8 10.1016/j.anai.2018.01.014 10.1002/art.40158 10.1016/j.aller.2018.02.004 10.1038/ng.806 10.1136/jmedgenet-2018-105349 10.1046/j.1365-2249.2000.01113.x 10.1016/j.gene.2013.03.027 10.1016/j.molimm.2006.11.022 10.1097/MD.0b013e318180a6b4 10.7196/SAMJ.5571 10.1007/s15010-013-0439-6 10.1016/j.cll.2019.07.006
European Journal of Pediatrics; Shamriz O, Simon AJ et. al.

Feb 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis of primary complement deficiencies requires a high index of suspicion. Thus, susceptible patients are often underdiagnosed and untreated. Here, we present a multicenter experience with two novel inborn errors of the classical complement ...

Clinical and molecular characterization of the first culture-confirmed pediatric fulmin...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.06.019
Vaccine Wang X, Xia A et. al.

Jun 21st, 2021 - Serogroup Y Neisseria meningitidis (NmY) is rare in China, and only serogroup A and C meningococcal polysaccharide vaccines (MPVs) are included in the national vaccination schedule. We describe a case of fulminant meningococcemia caused by NmY, wh...

Meningococcal Diseases
https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/infectious-diseases/gram-negative-cocci-and-coccobacilli/meningococcal-diseases

Jul 1st, 2020 - Meningococci (Neisseria meningitidis) are gram-negative cocci that cause meningitis and meningococcemia. Symptoms, usually severe, include headache, nausea, vomiting, photophobia, lethargy, rash, multiple organ failure, shock, and disseminated int...

Meningococcal Diseases
https://www.merckmanuals.com/en-ca/professional/infectious-diseases/gram-negative-cocci-and-coccobacilli/meningococcal-diseases

Jul 1st, 2020 - Meningococci (Neisseria meningitidis) are gram-negative cocci that cause meningitis and meningococcemia. Symptoms, usually severe, include headache, nausea, vomiting, photophobia, lethargy, rash, multiple organ failure, shock, and disseminated int...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Non Inferiority Trial of Locally Manufactured Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine 'Ingovax ACWY' in Bangladesh.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03263403

Mar 22nd, 2018 - Protocol Title: A randomized observer-blinded controlled non-inferiority trial to evaluate the immunogenicity of locally manufactured Meningococcal ACWY vaccine 'Ingovax ACWY' in Bangladeshi healthy adults. Background: Burden: Meningococcal diseas...

Immunogenicity and Safety of Group A, C, Y & W-135 Meningococcal Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01897402

Apr 23rd, 2015 - Meningococcal disease is a potentially life-threatening bacterial infection. The disease most commonly is expressed as either meningococcal meningitis, an inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord, or meningococcemia, the...

Safety Study of Group A, C, Y & W-135 Meningococcal Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine for Meningitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01482052

Jan 14th, 2013 - Meningococcal disease is a potentially life-threatening bacterial infection. The disease most commonly is expressed as either meningococcal meningitis, an inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord, or meningococcemia, the...

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News  16 results

5 Things to Know About Meningococcal Disease
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/940754

Nov 11th, 2020 - Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcus) is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis and septicemia, with about 1.2 million cases of infection and 135,000 deaths globally each year. Because death can rapidly follow infection, cases should be consider...

5 Things to Know About Meningococcal Disease
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940754

Nov 11th, 2020 - Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcus) is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis and septicemia, with about 1.2 million cases of infection and 135,000 deaths globally each year. Because death can rapidly follow infection, cases should be consider...

Meningococcal Arthritis Masking as Possible Myeloma
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/avaho/article/158089/lymphoma-plasma-cell-disorders/meningococcal-arthritis-masking-possible
Jan Dyer

Feb 8th, 2018 - For a group of clinicians in Australia, the diagnosis of meningococcal arthritis was “straightforward” except for abnormal serum total protein, anemia, and immunoglobulin results, which suggested their patient might have a hematological disorder s.

Vaccination does not eliminate risk for meningococcal disease in eculizumab recipients
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/142160/vaccines/vaccination-does-not-eliminate-risk-meningococcal-disease
Eli Zimmerman

Jul 10th, 2017 - Patients taking eculizumab are at a significant risk for meningococcal disease even if they have received the quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate (MenACWY) and serogroup B (MenB) meningococcal vaccines, according to the Centers for Disease Contro.

Painful Purpura and Cutaneous Necrosis
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/98493/wounds/painful-purpura-and-cutaneous-necrosis
Angela Seabright, DO, Rebecca Britt-Dewyer, DO

Apr 3rd, 2015 - The Diagnosis: Levamisole-Contaminated Cocaine Physical examination revealed scattered palpable purpura including the nasal tip and large necrotizing skin lesions with bullae (Figure 1). Retiform purpura was noted on the patient’s trunk and legs.

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