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Does Neisseria Gonorrhoeae cause systemic infections? If so for what paitent popuplation
yes--females
Which of the following cause Airway infections? Neisseria Gonnorrhoeae, Neisseria meningitidis or Commensal Neisseria
None
What bacteria causes bleeding after sex and is often asymptomatic
Neisseria Gonnorrhae
What are the risk groups for Naisseria Mningitidis?
People under stress. People in communal housing aka. College Kids. Soldiers in Barrack. Complement defficient individuals
What type of bacteria are Neisseria Gonnorrhae, Neisseria menigitidis
Gram (-) diplococci
What is treatment given to people with Neisseria Meningtidis infection?
Penicllin, Cephalosporins antitbiotics and Corticosteroids
How are the following definitevly diagnosed?
1. Neisseria Gonnorrhae
2. Neisseria Meningitidis
1. Bacterial cutlure, Immuno flourescent tests, Nucleic Acid based tests
2. Isolation from CSF or Blod
What specimens are taken from the following?
1.Neisseria Gonnorrhae
2.Neisseria Meningitidis
1. Urethral Disch. Cerv. Smears and Blood Cultures
2. CSF fluid
What are the virulence factors employed by?
1. Neisseria Gonnorrhae
2. Neisseria Meningitidis
1. Adherence factors. Inflammation mediators
2. Capsule--anti phagocytic. Protein Adhesins/Invasins. IgA protease
What is the epidemelogical process for the following?
1. Neisseria Gonnorrhae
2. Neisseria Meningitidis
1. Contact w/ mucous exudates from infected people
2. URT infection & stress lead to crossing of blood brain barrier.
Are the follwoing bacteria part of the Normal carriage in a person? If so where are they found.
1. Neisseria Gonnorrhae
2. Neisseria Meningitidis
1. no -- STD 2. yes -- nasopharynx 1-20 % of population carry it.
Which of the following are long term complications from a Gonnococcus infection?
1. Infertility 2. Pelvic Inflam disease 3. Scarring of Fallopian Tubes 4. Ectopic Pregnancy.
all of those are problems in the long term
The following Immune response occurs due to which bacteria?
Antigenic Heterogenity
Reinfections are common
LOS is primary immunogen
Carobhydrate poor memory
Neisseria Gonorrhae
Petechia and purpura on the trunk & legs suggest what?
What would be the symptoms that would have proceeded their appearance.
Neisseria meningitidis infection that has led to sepsis. Pneumonia. Severe headache & fever.
There is a vaccine for this infection and it employs a polyvalent capsular polyscacchride T-cell independent response
Vacine against Neisseria Meningitidis