Pathogens

Neisseria meningitidis
(bacterium)

Cluster-forming cocci
Typical representatives: Staphylococci are the most common cluster-forming cocci.

Neisseria meningitidis is an aerobic, bean-shaped, Gram-negative bacterium in the Neisseriaceae family.

In humans, infections with this bacterium lead to meningitis and sepsis.

Transmission mainly occurs via droplets or particles in the air.

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