Talk:Neisseria meningitidis

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 Definition Heterotrophic Gram-negative diplococcal bacterium best known for its role in meningitis, and other forms of meningococcal disease such as meningococcemia. [d] [e]
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I noticed in one of the references in this article it to Wikipedia. This is really not acceptable. The whole point of Citizendium is to be reliable, because Wikipedia is not. Using WP as a source for text is OK, provided that everything in that borrowed text is known by the author to be correct, or checked against other sources, etc. However, it's utterly inappropriate to cite it as a reference. (If Wikipedia was used as a source of any text, check the 'Content is from Wikipedia', which will produce the appropriate credit.) J. Noel Chiappa 17:42, 15 April 2008 (CDT)