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Neisseria

Neisseria

(Science: bacteria) gram-negative nonmotile pyogenic cocci. Two species are serious pathogens, neisseria meningitidis (see meningitis) and neisseria gonorrhoeae.

The latter associates specifically with urinogenital epithelium through surface pili. Both species seem to evade the normal consequences of attack by phagocytes.


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Help with unknown

... Salmonella Enteritidis but my books do not have a lot of information on it. Can anyone tell me what they think? Here is the list of possibilities: Neisseria lactamica Pseudomonas flourescens Pseudomonas aeruginosa Burkholderia/Pseudomonas caryophylli (new Genus designation & previous- will ...

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by kayleighat
Sun Oct 20, 2013 2:43 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
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Bacteria w/ Antibiotic Treatment

... your immune system, in the form of endotoxic shock. This is generally the case to at least some degree for any Gram negative bacterium, not just Neisseria or intracellular ones. As a result, such infections are treated with bacteriostatic antibiotics instead.

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by AstraSequi
Wed Feb 15, 2012 3:27 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacteria w/ Antibiotic Treatment
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Bacteria w/ Antibiotic Treatment

A child with a bloodborne Neisseria infection was treated with gentamicin. After treatment, Neisseria could not be cultured from her blood, indicating that the bacteria were killed. However, her symptoms became worse. Annually, nearly ...

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by Layd33foxx
Tue Feb 14, 2012 5:08 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacteria w/ Antibiotic Treatment
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Re: Need URGENT help identifying unkown bacteria!

... initial i was thinking of a Streptococcus sp I will say that please do the IMViC test once more and streak it in Endo agar. Are you sure about the Neisseria subflava Enterobacter aerogenes Can you do the Presumtive and Confirmed test? Where from the cultures have been isolated must be facultative ...

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by greatmicrobiologist
Thu Aug 25, 2011 11:01 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Need URGENT help identifying unkown bacteria!
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Need URGENT help identifying unkown bacteria!

... easily divide them. Mine was between 25-30 degrees Celsius. The only two that I could think of that are anywhere near my results would be either: Neisseria subflava Enterobacter aerogenes The only conflicts i have with N. subflava is that it is Hydrogen sulfate postive, and I did 2 tests that ...

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by graymonkey44
Tue Aug 02, 2011 1:35 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Need URGENT help identifying unkown bacteria!
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