Neisseria meningitidis plated on blood agar

Question.

A 35 year old banker noticed a lump in right side of scrotum. He was seen at his GP practice. On examination his right testicle is firm and enlarged to size of golf ball. There were no palpable lymph nodes. Urine dip showed +leukocytes. Ultrasound scan revealed testicular mass. He goes on to have CT scan after attending a Urology clinic at local hospital. The CT reports lymphadenopathy , but no metastasis. Which lymph nodes might be affected?

        1. Mesenteric Lymph Nodes
        2. Para aortic Lymph Nodes
        3. Inguinal Lymph Nodes
        4. Femoral Lymph Nodes
        5. Abdominal Lymph Nodes

    Answer.

    2. Para-aortic Lymph Nodes

     
    Explanation.

    Neisseria meningitidis plated on blood agar