gonorrhoea

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gonorrhoea

(esp US), gonorrhea
an infectious venereal disease caused by a gonococcus, characterized by a burning sensation when urinating and a mucopurulent discharge from the urethra or vagina
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The same urine sample from a patient also can be used to test for gonorrheal infection.
51,52) Gonorrheal infections in newborns, meanwhile, can cause blindness, as well as systemic diseases such as meningitis and septic arthritis.
Testing for chlamydial and gonorrheal infections outside of clinic settings: a summary of the literature, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2004, 31(1):38-51
2) The cumulative incidence of new chlamydial or gonorrheal infection over 12 months, by group, was 27% for one standard 15-minute individual counseling session based on CDC guidelines (control), compared with 17% for the three theory-based, small-group intervention sessions that were culture- and sex-specific (P < 0.
001) and were more likely to have a history of previous gonorrheal infection.
For years Napoleon had suffered from gallstones (probably caused by a gonorrheal infection brought on by his dissolute habits).
Since the 1940s, when sulfonamides and penicillin were first used to treat gonorrheal infections, the bacteria has reliably developed resistance to all antibiotics used against it, including those two original drugs and several more recently developed ones (fluoroquinolones, tetracycline and oral cephalosporins).
This news of gonorrheal antibiotic resistance follows closely on reports of the identification of a strain of e.
get new gonorrheal infections each year and less than half of these infections are reported to CDC.
In another experiment, prostitutes who had tested negative for these diseases were injected in the cervix with tissue extracted from human and animal syphilitic tumors, chancres, or pus from gonorrheal sores before they had contact with the prisoners.