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An unusual cause of pelvic inflammatory disease due to Neisseria meningitidis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16335303     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of pelvic inflammatory disease due to Neisseria meningitidis is described. The importance of the definitive diagnosis of Neisseria to a species level is underscored for public health issues, appropriate contact tracing, as well as potential psychosocial implications. A review of the literature of genitally related N. meningitidis cases is made.
Ayad A Said Alajeel; Suzanne M Garland
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Sexual health     Volume:  1     ISSN:  1448-5028     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-09     Completed Date:  2006-01-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101242667     Medline TA:  Sex Health     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  157-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women's Hospital, Carlton, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Meningitis, Meningococcal / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  microbiology*
Neisseria meningitidis / isolation & purification*
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  microbiology*
Time Factors
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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