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Table 2 The previous reports of invasive meningococcal disease cases due to non-typable Neisseria meningitidis

From: Invasive meningococcal disease due to a non-capsulated Neisseria meningitidis strain in a patient with IgG4-related disease

Case Age Sex Risk Factor Result of Culture Outcome
Hummell DS, et al. 1987 [7] 0 M C6 deficiency CSF: positive Blood:negative Survive
0 M C6 deficiency CSF: positive Blood:negative Survive
Vogel U, et al. 2004 [4] 42 ALL, GVHD Blood: positive Survive
Hoang LM, et al. 2005 [9] 13 F Immunocompetent CSF: positive, Blood: negative Death
Findlow H, et al. 2007 [8] 12 M Unknown CSF: positive Survive
13 M Unknown CSF: positive Survive
11 F Unknown CSF: positive Survive
Johswich KO, et al. 2012 [10] 13 M Unknown Blood: positive Unknown
Zheng Xu, et al. 2015 [11] 7 F Immunocompetent Blood: positive Survive
Ganesh K, et al. 2017 [12] 45–64a M Diabetes mellitus COPD Pleural aspirate: positive Survive
15–24a M Unknown CSF: positive Survive
5–9a M C6 deficiency Blood: positive CSF: positive Survive
  1. F female, M male, ALL Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, GVHD graft versus host disease, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, CSF cerebrospinal fluid
  2. aThe age of three patients in reference [12] were described as age category