/Neis·se·ria/ (ni-ser´e-ah) a genus of gram-negative bacteria (family Neisseriaceae), including N. gonorrhoe´ae, the
etiologic agent of gonorrhea, N. meningi´tidis, a prominent cause of meningitis and the specific etiologic agent of
meningococcal meningitis.

Neisseria genus: N. meningitidis causes meningitis, inflammation of the membranes covering the central nervous
system. The different strains of N. meningitidis are classified by their capsular polysaccharides. This bacterium is the
second leading cause of meningitis in the United States. Early symptoms may include headache, fever, and vomiting.
Death can quickly follow due to endotoxin shock or focal cerebral involvement.

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