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Neisseria

obligate aerobic
fastidious organisms

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rod shaped Neisseria

N. elongata
N. weaver

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pigmented Neisseria

N. flava
N. flavescens
N. subflava

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requires Iron thus can bind transferrin

Neisseria gonnorhoeae

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manner of streaking of Neisseria gonorrhoea

Z pattern and cross streaked with loop

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culture media for Neisseria

Thayer Marthine Agar
Modified Thayer Martin
Martin Lewis Medium
New York Medium

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culture media of Neisseria that can grow Mycoplasma

New York Medium

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standard method for Neisseria

Carbohydrate assimilation/utilization test

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highly specific and sensitive test for Neisseria

fluorescent antibody test

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confirms biochemical tests

coagglutination

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screening test

NA amplification

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confirmation/direct detection

chemiluminescent nucleic acid probe

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leading cause of bacterial meningitis

Neisseria meningitidis

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appearance of N. meningitidis in BAP

bluish gray

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Neisseria meningitidis disease association

Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome

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treatment for N. meningitidis

penicillin G

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assacharolytic gram negative cocci

Moraxella catarrhalis

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colonial morphology of M. cattarhalis in BAP

smooth, opaque, gray to white
HOCKEY PUCK APPEARANCE
WAGON WHEEL APPERANCE

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colonial morphology of N. sicca

dry and wrinkled
BREAD CRUMBS LIKE APPERANCE