Neisseria

  • Neisseriae meningitis from Neisseriae gonorrhoea is differentiated by Maltose fermentation
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae is an exclusive human pathogen
  • Some strains of Neisseria gonorrhoeae may cause disseminated disease
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae causing acute urethritis is the most common manifestation in males
  • Waterhouse -Friderichsen syndrome is caused by Neisseria Meningitidis
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae is a natural transformer
  • Neisseria meningitidis infection is the most common cause of meningitis in children
  • The most likely candidate responsible for the production of overwhelming septicemic shock complicating bacteremia with Neisseria meningitidis is Lipopolysaccharide and outer Membrane
  • The electron transport system of Neisseria is located on Cytoplasmic membrane
  • Vaccine is NOT available against serotype B of Neisseria meningitidis
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae is the causative organism for Bartholin’s cyst
  • Recurrent Neisseria infections are predisposed by Late complement component deficiency
  • Complement necessary for neisseria infection is C5, C6 & C7
  • Neisseria infection are associated with Deficiency of late complements
  • Gram negative cocci is Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae Cause stricture of urethra
  • For Neisseria gonorrhoeae Drug of choice is ceftriaxone
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae Involves seminal vesicles and spreads to epididymis
  • Most common genetic play in Neisseria infection is Complement deficiency 
  • Meningitis with rash is seen in Neisseria meningitidis 
  • A pus culture on chocolate agar shows gram negative cocci most likely organism is Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • Neisseria infection are associated with Deficiency of late complements
  • Antigenic variation are seen in Neisseria
  • Most common organism which can contaminates crowded army camps is Neisseria meningitidis
  • Rx of penicillinase producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae are Ciprofloxacin & Cefotaxime
  • The syndromic management of urethral discharge includes treatment of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis
  • The organism which can invade the intact corneal epithelium and produce purulent corneal ulcer is Neisseria meningitidis
  • New York agar is used for Neisseria
  • Genus neisseria is Gram negative diplococci
  • Most common genetic play in Neisseria infection is Complement deficiency
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