Disease Information for Meningococcus carrier state/exposure

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Sore throat/Pharyngitis
Sore Throat/Throat Pain
Throat Conditions
Bloodshot eyes/Conjunctival injection
Red Eyes Bilateral
Scleral Injection
Demographics & Risk Factors
Recent Event
Recent/Travel
Population Group
Child
Population/Immigrant population
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Nasopharyngeal culture/positive
Microlab/Throat culture positive
Microlab/Bacteria capsule effect
Microlab/Cocci on smear
Microlab/Culture requires CO2 for growth
Microlab/Niesseria meningococcus isolation/agent
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Arthritis Pyogenic Septic
Conjunctivitis
Meningococcus/carrier state/chronic
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Asplenic/splenectomy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Airborne droplet spread usual/infection
AGENT/Bacteria (category)
AGENT/Encapsulated bacteria (ex).
AGENT/Non-motile bacteria (example)
AGENT/Persisting carrier state (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Carrier state occurs
Pathophysiology/Nasal colonization/commensural infection
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Fluoroquinolone antibiotic
RX/Rifampin (Rifadin)
RX/Sulfa drug
RX/Sulfisoxazole (Gantrisin)
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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