Neisseria gonorrhoeae


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Neis·se·ri·a gon·or·rhoe·'ae

a bacterial species that causes gonorrhea and other infections in humans; the type species of the genus Neisseria.

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Etymology: Albert L. S. Neisser; Gk, gone, seed, rhoia, flow
a gram-negative, nonmotile diplococcal bacterium usually seen microscopically as flattened pairs within the cytoplasm of neutrophils. It is the causative organism of gonorrhea. Also called gonococcus.

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Gonococcus STD The gram-positive coccus that causes gonorrhea, the most common STD in the US

Neis·se·ri·a gon·or·rhoe·ae

(nī-sē'rē-ă gon-ō-rē'ē)
A bacterial species that causes gonorrhea and other infections in humans. It is the type species of the genus Neisseria.
Synonym(s): gonococcus.
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NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE WITHIN A POLYMORPHONUCLEAR LEUKOCYTE: (Orig. mag. ×500)
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NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE WITHIN A POLYMORPHONUCLEAR LEUKOCYTE

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

The species causing gonorrhea. Synonym: gonococcus
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See also: Neisseria

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

The bacterium that causes gonorrhea. It cannot survive for any length of time outside the human body.
Mentioned in: Gonorrhea

Neisser,

Albert Ludwig S., German physician, 1855-1916.
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Neisseria flavescens
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Neisseria meningitidis
Neisseria sicca
Neisseria subflava
Neisseria - a genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic bacteria (family Neisseriaceae) that are parasites of animals.
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Neisser diplococcus
Neisser syringe - a urethral syringe used in treatment of gonococcal urethritis.
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13) In November 2015, that assay was implemented at the University of California Los Angeles for genotyping all remnant Neisseria gonorrhoeae positive nucleic acid specimens.
Neisseria gonorrhoeae antimicrobial susceptibility surveillance--The Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project, 27 sites, United States, 2014.
Background: Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) cause infections in the female genital tract, increasing susceptibility to and infectiousness of HIV.
Co-infection of neisseria gonorrhoeae & chlamydia trachomatis in urethritis.
Neisseria gonorrhoeae (gonococci) is pathogenic for humans and typically are found associated with or inside polymorphonuclear cells.
The pathogen Neisseria gonorrhoeae is already showing signs of besting first-line therapy ceftriaxone in Japan and parts of Europe, said Carolyn Deal, PhD, chief of the sexually transmitted diseases branch at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).
Nm urogenital infections are less common than infections caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Ng), but have been associated with urethritis, cervicitis, proctitis, and pelvic inflammatory disease.
The swabs were placed in separate transport medium and were tested separately with NAAT for four organisms: Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Trichomonas vaginalis, and Mycoplasma genitalium.