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Meningococcal infection

MedGen UID:
7537
Concept ID:
C0025303
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Infection, Meningococcal; Infections, Meningococcal; Meningococcal Disease; Meningococcal Diseases; Meningococcal Infection; Meningococcal Infections
SNOMED CT: Meningococcal disease (23511006); Meningococcal infectious disease (23511006); Infection due to Neisseria meningitidis (23511006); Meningococcal infection (23511006)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0005373

Definition

Infections with bacteria of the species neisseria meningitidis. [from MONDO]

Term Hierarchy

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Romeo AR
Curr Opin Rheumatol 2021 May 1;33(3):233-239. doi: 10.1097/BOR.0000000000000791. PMID: 33741809
Loirat C, Fakhouri F, Ariceta G, Besbas N, Bitzan M, Bjerre A, Coppo R, Emma F, Johnson S, Karpman D, Landau D, Langman CB, Lapeyraque AL, Licht C, Nester C, Pecoraro C, Riedl M, van de Kar NC, Van de Walle J, Vivarelli M, Frémeaux-Bacchi V; HUS International
Pediatr Nephrol 2016 Jan;31(1):15-39. Epub 2015 Apr 11 doi: 10.1007/s00467-015-3076-8. PMID: 25859752
Campsall PA, Laupland KB, Niven DJ
Crit Care Clin 2013 Jul;29(3):393-409. doi: 10.1016/j.ccc.2013.03.001. PMID: 23830646

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Leon J, LeStang MB, Sberro-Soussan R, Servais A, Anglicheau D, Frémeaux-Bacchi V, Zuber J
Am J Hematol 2023 May;98 Suppl 4:S44-S56. doi: 10.1002/ajh.26854. PMID: 36683290
Wingerchuk DM, Fujihara K, Palace J, Berthele A, Levy M, Kim HJ, Nakashima I, Oreja-Guevara C, Wang KC, Miller L, Shang S, Sabatella G, Yountz M, Pittock SJ; PREVENT Study Group
Ann Neurol 2021 Jun;89(6):1088-1098. Epub 2021 Feb 27 doi: 10.1002/ana.26049. PMID: 33586143Free PMC Article
Howard JF Jr, Utsugisawa K, Benatar M, Murai H, Barohn RJ, Illa I, Jacob S, Vissing J, Burns TM, Kissel JT, Muppidi S, Nowak RJ, O'Brien F, Wang JJ, Mantegazza R; REGAIN Study Group
Lancet Neurol 2017 Dec;16(12):976-986. Epub 2017 Oct 20 doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(17)30369-1. PMID: 29066163
Loirat C, Fakhouri F, Ariceta G, Besbas N, Bitzan M, Bjerre A, Coppo R, Emma F, Johnson S, Karpman D, Landau D, Langman CB, Lapeyraque AL, Licht C, Nester C, Pecoraro C, Riedl M, van de Kar NC, Van de Walle J, Vivarelli M, Frémeaux-Bacchi V; HUS International
Pediatr Nephrol 2016 Jan;31(1):15-39. Epub 2015 Apr 11 doi: 10.1007/s00467-015-3076-8. PMID: 25859752
Rouphael NG, Stephens DS
Methods Mol Biol 2012;799:1-20. doi: 10.1007/978-1-61779-346-2_1. PMID: 21993636Free PMC Article

Diagnosis

Hamilton JL
Prim Care 2020 Sep;47(3):467-481. Epub 2020 May 22 doi: 10.1016/j.pop.2020.05.003. PMID: 32718444
Howard JF Jr, Utsugisawa K, Benatar M, Murai H, Barohn RJ, Illa I, Jacob S, Vissing J, Burns TM, Kissel JT, Muppidi S, Nowak RJ, O'Brien F, Wang JJ, Mantegazza R; REGAIN Study Group
Lancet Neurol 2017 Dec;16(12):976-986. Epub 2017 Oct 20 doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(17)30369-1. PMID: 29066163
Takada S, Fujiwara S, Inoue T, Kataoka Y, Hadano Y, Matsumoto K, Morino K, Shimizu T
Intern Med 2016;55(6):567-72. Epub 2016 Mar 15 doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.55.3272. PMID: 26984070
Loirat C, Fakhouri F, Ariceta G, Besbas N, Bitzan M, Bjerre A, Coppo R, Emma F, Johnson S, Karpman D, Landau D, Langman CB, Lapeyraque AL, Licht C, Nester C, Pecoraro C, Riedl M, van de Kar NC, Van de Walle J, Vivarelli M, Frémeaux-Bacchi V; HUS International
Pediatr Nephrol 2016 Jan;31(1):15-39. Epub 2015 Apr 11 doi: 10.1007/s00467-015-3076-8. PMID: 25859752
Salzman MB, Rubin LG
Infect Dis Clin North Am 1996 Dec;10(4):709-25. doi: 10.1016/s0891-5520(05)70323-8. PMID: 8958165

Therapy

Wingerchuk DM, Fujihara K, Palace J, Berthele A, Levy M, Kim HJ, Nakashima I, Oreja-Guevara C, Wang KC, Miller L, Shang S, Sabatella G, Yountz M, Pittock SJ; PREVENT Study Group
Ann Neurol 2021 Jun;89(6):1088-1098. Epub 2021 Feb 27 doi: 10.1002/ana.26049. PMID: 33586143Free PMC Article
Muppidi S, Utsugisawa K, Benatar M, Murai H, Barohn RJ, Illa I, Jacob S, Vissing J, Burns TM, Kissel JT, Nowak RJ, Andersen H, Casasnovas C, de Bleecker JL, Vu TH, Mantegazza R, O'Brien FL, Wang JJ, Fujita KP, Howard JF Jr; Regain Study Group
Muscle Nerve 2019 Jul;60(1):14-24. Epub 2019 Mar 8 doi: 10.1002/mus.26447. PMID: 30767274Free PMC Article
Howard JF Jr, Utsugisawa K, Benatar M, Murai H, Barohn RJ, Illa I, Jacob S, Vissing J, Burns TM, Kissel JT, Muppidi S, Nowak RJ, O'Brien F, Wang JJ, Mantegazza R; REGAIN Study Group
Lancet Neurol 2017 Dec;16(12):976-986. Epub 2017 Oct 20 doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(17)30369-1. PMID: 29066163
Loirat C, Fakhouri F, Ariceta G, Besbas N, Bitzan M, Bjerre A, Coppo R, Emma F, Johnson S, Karpman D, Landau D, Langman CB, Lapeyraque AL, Licht C, Nester C, Pecoraro C, Riedl M, van de Kar NC, Van de Walle J, Vivarelli M, Frémeaux-Bacchi V; HUS International
Pediatr Nephrol 2016 Jan;31(1):15-39. Epub 2015 Apr 11 doi: 10.1007/s00467-015-3076-8. PMID: 25859752
Davis J
Am J Health Syst Pharm 2008 Sep 1;65(17):1609-15. doi: 10.2146/ajhp080043. PMID: 18714106

Prognosis

Leon J, LeStang MB, Sberro-Soussan R, Servais A, Anglicheau D, Frémeaux-Bacchi V, Zuber J
Am J Hematol 2023 May;98 Suppl 4:S44-S56. doi: 10.1002/ajh.26854. PMID: 36683290
Takada S, Fujiwara S, Inoue T, Kataoka Y, Hadano Y, Matsumoto K, Morino K, Shimizu T
Intern Med 2016;55(6):567-72. Epub 2016 Mar 15 doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.55.3272. PMID: 26984070
Loirat C, Fakhouri F, Ariceta G, Besbas N, Bitzan M, Bjerre A, Coppo R, Emma F, Johnson S, Karpman D, Landau D, Langman CB, Lapeyraque AL, Licht C, Nester C, Pecoraro C, Riedl M, van de Kar NC, Van de Walle J, Vivarelli M, Frémeaux-Bacchi V; HUS International
Pediatr Nephrol 2016 Jan;31(1):15-39. Epub 2015 Apr 11 doi: 10.1007/s00467-015-3076-8. PMID: 25859752
Boyne L
Nurs Stand 2001 Oct 31-Nov 6;16(7):47-53; quiz 54-5. doi: 10.7748/ns2001.10.16.7.47.c3110. PMID: 11974830
Salzman MB, Rubin LG
Infect Dis Clin North Am 1996 Dec;10(4):709-25. doi: 10.1016/s0891-5520(05)70323-8. PMID: 8958165

Clinical prediction guides

Shen J, Begum N, Ruiz-Garcia Y, Martinon-Torres F, Bekkat-Berkani R, Meszaros K
BMC Public Health 2022 May 31;22(1):1078. doi: 10.1186/s12889-022-13342-2. PMID: 35641955Free PMC Article
Howard JF Jr, Utsugisawa K, Benatar M, Murai H, Barohn RJ, Illa I, Jacob S, Vissing J, Burns TM, Kissel JT, Muppidi S, Nowak RJ, O'Brien F, Wang JJ, Mantegazza R; REGAIN Study Group
Lancet Neurol 2017 Dec;16(12):976-986. Epub 2017 Oct 20 doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(17)30369-1. PMID: 29066163
Loirat C, Fakhouri F, Ariceta G, Besbas N, Bitzan M, Bjerre A, Coppo R, Emma F, Johnson S, Karpman D, Landau D, Langman CB, Lapeyraque AL, Licht C, Nester C, Pecoraro C, Riedl M, van de Kar NC, Van de Walle J, Vivarelli M, Frémeaux-Bacchi V; HUS International
Pediatr Nephrol 2016 Jan;31(1):15-39. Epub 2015 Apr 11 doi: 10.1007/s00467-015-3076-8. PMID: 25859752
Zalmanovici Trestioreanu A, Fraser A, Gafter-Gvili A, Paul M, Leibovici L
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2013 Oct 25;2013(10):CD004785. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD004785.pub5. PMID: 24163051Free PMC Article
Coureuil M, Join-Lambert O, Lécuyer H, Bourdoulous S, Marullo S, Nassif X
Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med 2013 Jun 1;3(6) doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a012393. PMID: 23732856Free PMC Article

Recent systematic reviews

Shen J, Begum N, Ruiz-Garcia Y, Martinon-Torres F, Bekkat-Berkani R, Meszaros K
BMC Public Health 2022 May 31;22(1):1078. doi: 10.1186/s12889-022-13342-2. PMID: 35641955Free PMC Article
Sudarsanam TD, Rupali P, Tharyan P, Abraham OC, Thomas K
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017 Jun 14;6(6):CD005437. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD005437.pub4. PMID: 28613408Free PMC Article
Zalmanovici Trestioreanu A, Fraser A, Gafter-Gvili A, Paul M, Leibovici L
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2013 Oct 25;2013(10):CD004785. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD004785.pub5. PMID: 24163051Free PMC Article
Zalmanovici Trestioreanu A, Fraser A, Gafter-Gvili A, Paul M, Leibovici L
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2011 Aug 10;(8):CD004785. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD004785.pub4. PMID: 21833949
Christensen H, May M, Bowen L, Hickman M, Trotter CL
Lancet Infect Dis 2010 Dec;10(12):853-61. Epub 2010 Nov 11 doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(10)70251-6. PMID: 21075057

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