KEGG   DISEASE: Escherichia coli meningitisHelp
Entry
H01313                      Disease                                

Name
Escherichia coli meningitis;
Neonatal meningitis-associated Escherichia coli (NMEC) infection
Description
Escherichia coli meningitis is a bacterial meningitis caused by Escherichia coli, and is common in the newborn within the first month of life (neonatal meningitis). Neonatal meningitis-associated Escherichia coli (NMEC) strains possessing the K1 capsular polysaccharide is a major cause of neonatal meningitis.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by enterobacteria
   H01313  Escherichia coli meningitis
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Non-viral and unspecified infections of the central nervous system
   1D01  Infectious meningitis not elsewhere classified
    H01313  Escherichia coli meningitis
BRITE hierarchy
Pathogen
Escherichia coli (NMEC) [GN:eoc eih ecz]
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1D01.0Y
ICD-10: G00.8
MeSH: D020814
Reference
  Authors
Lu S, Zhang X, Zhu Y, Kim KS, Yang J, Jin Q
  Title
Complete genome sequence of the neonatal-meningitis-associated Escherichia coli strain CE10.
  Journal
J Bacteriol 193:7005 (2011)
DOI:10.1128/JB.06284-11
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