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gon·o·coc·ci

(gon'ō-kok'sī), Avoid the mispronunciation gon-ō-kok'ī.
Plural of gonococcus.

gonococcus

(gon?o-kok'us) (gon?o-kok'si?) plural.gonococci [Gr. gonos, genitals, + kokkos, berry]
Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the gram-negative diplococcus that causes gonorrhea.
See: gonorrheagonococcal (gon?o-kok'al), adjectivegonococcic (gon?o-kok'sik)
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We first examined interactions occurring between macrophage cell line and gonococci. Therefore, we challenged the RAW 264.7 murine macrophages with variants of N.
Further studies are needed to determine the susceptibility of gonococci to gentamicin in different parts of the world and to establish the minimum dosage that will maintain sustainable cure rates.
In cases of the responsible organisms for sexually transmitted disease, Chlamydia trachomatis, and Neisseria gonorrhea (gonococci) were observed in 14 (16.8%) patients who had epididymo-orchitis.
The development of antibiotic resistance among gonococci continues to threaten the success of the syndromic management in many of the world's poorest regions where the prevalence of gonorrhoea is often highest.
In this study, we used both conventional bacteriologic methods and a novel real-time PCR assay to identify all gonococci isolated in New Caledonia since July 2003 and to determine whether phenotypes obtained by E-test correlate with genotypes identified by melting curve analysis after amplification of specific gene sequences.
We streak bi-plates for gonococci and perform a two-glass (split urinalysis) on specimens from male patients to help doctors distinguish between involvement in the urethra, suggesting gonococcal involvement, and in the bladder.
Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Program Data The Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Program receives and tests clinical isolates of gonococci for the purposes of AMR phenotypic surveillance from throughout Australia.
Past or present inflammatory disease of the pelvic organs, usually gonococci result in tubal occlusion and chronic endocervicitis which are not grossly recognisable.
Neisseria gonorrhoeae (gonococci) is pathogenic for humans and typically are found associated with or inside polymorphonuclear cells.
Given the speed with which gonococci developed resistance to fluoroquinolones, the CDC sees as inevitable the eventual development of resistance to cephalosporins--the currently favored agents for gonorrhea.
For further examination of cross-immunity of MenB vaccines with gonococci, vaccine effectiveness studies in regions where OMV vaccine was used (e.g.
Gonorrhoea is one of the most common sexually transmitted disease caused by Neisseria gonococci. It is a gram negative, non-motile, non-sporing diplococcic.