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Neisseria

Neisseria is a genus of bacteria, included among the proteobacteria, a large group of gram-negative forms.

One species, N. gonorrhoeae, is responsible for the disease gonorrhoea.

Another pathogenic species is N. meningitidis a common cause of bacterial meningitis.



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