Neisseria meningitidis ST11 complex isolates associated with nongonococcal urethritis, Indiana, USA, 2015–2016

Evelyn Toh, Dharanesh Gangaiah, Byron Batteiger, James A. Williams, Janet Arno, Albert Tai, Teresa Batteiger, David E. Nelson

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Abstract

At a clinic in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, we observed an increase in Neisseria gonorrhoeae–negative men with suspected gonococcal urethritis who had urethral cultures positive for N. meningitidis. We describe genomes of 2 of these N. meningitidfiis sequence type 11 complex urethritis isolates. Clinical evidence suggests these isolates may represent an emerging urethrotropic clade.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)336-339
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume23
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2017

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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