gonococcemia


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gonococcemia

 [gon″o-kok-se´me-ah]
the presence of gonococci in the blood.
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gon·o·coc·ce·mi·a

(gon'ō-kok-sē'mē-ă),
The presence of gonococci in the circulating blood.
[gonococcus + G. haima, blood]
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gon·o·coc·ce·mi·a

(gon'ō-kok-sē'mē-ă)
The presence of gonococci in the circulating blood.
Synonym(s): gonococcaemia.
[gonococcus + G. haima, blood]
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The patient was hospitalized and started on intravenous ampicillin/sulbactam and oral azithromycin to cover for disseminated gonococcemia and chlamydia.
Neonatal gonococcemia commonly results in infection of the joints and skin, and rarely the meninges.
CLINICAL SPECTRUM OF GONORRHEA IN WOMEN Estimated Percentage of Clinical Presentation Women Pelvic inflammatory disease 31 Nonspecific symptoms 23 Abdominal pain 21 Asymptomatic 19 Disseminated (gonococcemia) 1-2 Meningitis Rare Endocarditis Rare Subcutaneous abscess Very rare From Alexander, (28) Anan and Culik, (32) Olsen-Noll et al, (33) and Van Durme et al.