Neisseria Meningitidis

Neisseria Meningitidis (called meningococci) is a gram-negative coccal organism where human is the natural host.

 Neisseria Meningitidis

Meningococci can result in layers infection covering the meningitis spinal cord and brain; blood infections and other serious infections in adults and children. Another gram-negative cocci, called Neisseria Gonorrhoeal, where the human is the natural host, results in sexually transmitted diseases, called gonorrhea, that may infect the anus, vagina, and urethra, and may spread to the person’s joints.

Many other Neisseria species usually inhabit the intestine, vagina, mouth and throat, but they rarely result in the disease.

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