meningococcal


Also found in: Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

me·nin·go·coc·cus

 (mə-nĭng′gə-kŏk′əs, -nĭn′jə-)
n. pl. me·nin·go·coc·ci (-kŏk′sī, -kī)
A bacterium (Neisseria meningitidis) that causes cerebrospinal meningitis.

me·nin′go·coc′cal (-kŏk′əl), me·nin′go·coc′cic (-kŏk′sĭk) adj.

meningococcal

(mɛˌnɪŋɡəʊˈkɒkəl) or

meningococcic

adj
(Medicine) of or relating to the meningococcus bacterium
Translations

meningococcal

adj meningocócico
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Meningococcal serogroup B bivalent rLP2086 vaccine elicits broad and robust serum bactericidal responses in healthy adolescents.
s (NYSE: PFE) Trumenba (Meningococcal Group B Vaccine) be granted marketing authorisation in the European Union for active immunisation of individuals ten years and older to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B, the company said.
Healthcare company Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) stated on Friday that the European Medicines Agency Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended TRUMENBA's (Meningococcal Group B Vaccine) marketing authorisation in the EU for active immunisation against the invasive meningococcal disease.
Meningococcal disease can be treated with antibiotics, but it's still dangerous.
Mencevax is a single-dose meningococcal ACWY unconjugated polysaccharide vaccine used to control outbreaks of meningococcal infection and for travelers to countries where the disease is endemic.
5 million to extend free meningococcal ACWY vaccines for young people in Year 10 of secondary school until 31 December 2018.
The symptoms of meningococcal disease can first appear as a flu-like illness and rapidly worsen as time passes.
The summit promotes pneumococcal and meningococcal awareness, prevention and control, and is targeted toward both the pediatric and adult communities.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved prescribing information includes a boxed warning regarding increased risk for meningococcal disease in eculizumab recipients (2).
In response to the national increase in MenW cases in England, an emergency immunization program with meningococcal ACWY conjugate vaccine (MenACWY) for adolescents was started in August 2015 (3).
According to a statement released by the company on Tuesday, the vaccine will be used to help prevent infection with meningococcal group B disease in adolescents and adults.
Browse Meningococcal Vaccines Market by Meningococcal Combination Vaccines (Bexsero, Trumenba, MenHibrix, Menitorix); Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccines (Menactra, MenAfriVac, Meningitec, Menjugate, Menveo, NeisVac-C, Nimenrix, NmVac4-DT); and Meningococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (Bi Meningo, Mencevax, Menomune, NmVac4, Quadri Meningo) and Forecast 2017-2021 at https://www.