Isolated from human nasopharynx. Presumably not related to N. sicca; some relation to N. gonorrhoeae. Often agglutinates in saline.
- Biosafety Level: 1
- Canada: Containment Level 2 - PHAC Licence required
- Motility: Negative
- Morphology: Cocci in pairs (adjacent sides flattened)
- Gram Reaction: Negative
- Respiration: Aerobic
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