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Pathogen: Neisseria meningitidis


Life Cycle
Innate Immune Response
Humoral Immune Response
Cellular Immune Response
Evasion of Immune System Detection
Treatment & Future Directions



neisseria meningitidis

"A photomicrograph of Neisseria meningitidis recovered from the urethra of an asymptomatic male;

Magnified 1125X." Courtesy of CDC/James Volk. [] Accessed 02/11/07.




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