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Meningitis bacteria adapting to STI niche, genetic analysis shows

20:00 EDT 2 Apr 2017 | AAAS

(Emory Health Sciences) N. meningitidis, usually associated with meningitis and sepsis, is the cause of a recent cluster of sexually transmitted infections in Columbus, Ohio and in other US cities. The bacterium appears to be adapting to a urogenital environment, an analysis of its DNA shows.

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