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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Effects of penicillin, streptomycin and tetracycline on Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in 1944 and 1957.
Interference of Neisseria gonorrhoeae growth by aerobic bacterial representatives of the urogenital flora.
Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae by ligase chain reaction-based assays with clinical specimens from various sites: implications for diagnostic testing and screening.
Wild-type gyrase A genotype of Neisseria gonorrhoeae predicts in vitro susceptibility to ciprofloxacin: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis.
High-level azithromycin resistance occurs in Neisseria gonorrhoeae as a result of a single point mutation in the 23S rRNA genes.
Because Neisseria gonorrhoeae is highly versatile, that task won't be easy.
According to the company, the ACCURUN 341 Nucleic Acid Positive controls for CT/NG are derived from cultured Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae and closely simulate an actual patient sample, challenging every stage of the assay from sample extraction through amplification and detection.
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10) The use of ciprofloxacin 500 mg orally as an alternative to a 250 mg ceftriaxone injection for the treatment of Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections has been made possible by the development of a rapid genotypic assay for the determination of mutation at codon 91 of the gyrase A (gyrA) gene of Neisseria gonorrhoeae; a non-mutated (wild-type) gyrA genotype reliably predicts full susceptibility to ciprofloxacin.
Neisseria gonorrhoeae antimicrobial resistance among men who have sex with men and men who have sex exclusively with women: the Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project, 2005-2010.
Even though Neisseria meningitidis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae cause distinctly different diseases, the bacteria are closely related and are genetically and antigenically very similar.
Debio 1453 inhibits bacterial fatty acid biosynthesis, an essential pathway in major pathogens including Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the causative bacterium in the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea, concluded the company