Neisseria gonorrhoeae

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Neisseria gonorrhoeae

[nī·sə‚rē·ə ‚gän·ə′rē‚ī]
(microbiology)
A gram-negative coccus pathogen that causes the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea. Also known as gonococcus.
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The impending public health problem of antimicrobial resistance in N.
The interventions should be done in close collaboration with prevention interventions for HIV infections and guided by the transmission dynamics of N.
Since effective antimicrobial treatment is essential for treating established infections, antimicrobial resistance surveillance should be enhanced through strengthened laboratory technical capacities to take adequate clinical samples, culture N.
17 per cent were detected in patients infected with N.
Changing trends of antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in India and the emergence of ceftriaxone less susceptible N.
Until the last decade, ciprofloxacin retained excellent in vitro activity against N.
From the early 1990s onwards, in part due to excessive use and poor control over antibiotic prescribing, increasing reports of quinolone-resistant N.
For all the cephalosporins, data are less impressive regarding the efficacy of therapy for eradicating pharyngeal carriage of N.
In 2006, following a case of PID in a patient post-termination of pregnancy in which N.
Firstly, female urine specimens have been shown to have low sensitivity for Chlamydia PCR (11,12), and the data confirmed that this is also true for N.
gonorrhoeae, and it might originate from an ST7363 cefixime-resistant N.
Fluoroquinolones and cephalosporins became the recommended drugs for treatment of gonococcal infection after penicillin- and tetracycline-resistant N.