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Is there a name of the organism that causes meningococcal disease?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: N.meningitis
The specific name of the germ is neisseria meningitis which has about 13 or so separate strains based on characteristics of its cell wall.
Five strains are generally implicated in the meningitis or blood poisoning(sepsis) world wide.

In brief: N.meningitis
The specific name of the germ is neisseria meningitis which has about 13 or so separate strains based on characteristics of its cell wall.
Five strains are generally implicated in the meningitis or blood poisoning(sepsis) world wide.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Neisseria Meningitid
Meningitis causes by the organism neisseria meningitidis is sometimes referred to as Meningococcal meningitis.

In brief: Neisseria Meningitid
Meningitis causes by the organism neisseria meningitidis is sometimes referred to as Meningococcal meningitis.
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