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gonococcus

[‚gän·ō′käk·əs]
(microbiology)
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Caption: A gram stain of a urethral exudate containing Neisseria gonorrhoeae from a patient with gonococcal urethritis shows typical intracellular gram-negative diplococci and pleomorphic extracellular gram-negative organisms, diagnostic for gonococcal urethritis.
The sensitivity of Gram's stain is correlated with Gonococcal culture on chocolate agar and it is proved to be correlating in all 86 cases showing its sensitivity as 100%.
The clinical course of the infection in an otherwise immunocompetent woman escalated from asymptomatic gonorrhoea to disseminated gonococcal disease.
Both clinics are participant sites in CDC's Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project, through which urethral isolates from the first 25 men evaluated each month with Ng urethritis undergo antibiotic susceptibility testing.
Neisseria meningitidis urethritis: a case report highlighting clinical similarities to and epidemiological differences from gonococcal urethritis.
We assumed gonococcal proctitis, and rectal swabs for PCR and culture for NG were taken; both patients received immediate antibiotic therapy with azithromycin and ceftriaxone.
* NAATs (nucleic acid amplification tests): To detect gonococcal DNA or RNA, using swab specimens from the cervix, vagina, rectum or throat.
Recent studies in the murine model of gonococcal genital tract infection showed that N.
The clinical and public health consequences of persistent gonococcal infections will be like a trip back to the pre-antibiotic era.
Paxton, Taraz Samandari, Amy Lansky, Jonathan Mermin, and Kevin Fenton); (3) Update to CDC's "Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines," 2010: Oral Cephalosporins No Longer a Recommended Treatment for Gonococcal Infections (Carlos del Rio, Geraldine Hall, King Holmes, Edward W.