Neisseria Gonorrchoeae

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  1. Neisseria gonorrhoeae is a bacterial pathogen responsible for gonorrhoea and various sequelae that tend to occur when asymptomatic infection ascends within the genital tract or disseminates to distal tissues. From: Molecular Medical Microbiology (Second Edition),
  2. Mar 25,  · Neisseria gonorrhoeae, also known as N. gonorrhoeae to its friends, is a gram-negative oval bacterium that infects humans, causing a number of infections including gonorrhea.
  3. Jun 10,  · Neisseria gonorrhoeae (often called gonococcus) causes gonorrhoea, the second most common sexually transmitted disease (STDs) of worldwide importance (Chlamydial infections are more common). It causes disease only in humans. Neisser described the causative agent of gonorrhea, N. gonorrhoeae, in
  4. Mar 31,  · Isolates of N. cinerea (N. cinereus) were identified as M. catarrhalis (Neisseria catarrhalis); sometimes N. cinerea isolates were recognized as belonging to a colonial morphologic subtype of M. catarrhalis (Neisseria catarrhalis). In , Huntoon described N. pseudocatarrhalis, whose description was consistent with that of N. cinerea.
  5. Option 1: Gen-Probe® Aptima® Endocervical, Male Urethral, or Vaginal Swab. Endocervical swab: Remove excess mucus from the cervical os and surrounding mucosa using the cleaning swab (white-shaft swab in the package with red printing).Discard this swab. Insert the specimen collection swab (blue-shaft swab in the package with green printing) into the endocervical canal.
  6. Mar 11,  · The State of STDs in the United States: This *customizable* infographic highlights statistics for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, as well as the populations most affected by these STDs, consequences when left untreated, and ways to prevent them.(October 18, ) STD Treatment Guidelines – Gonococcal Infections – Includes alternative treatment regimens and updated testing.
  7. of gonorrhea (Neisseria gonorrheae) in the United States and abroad, especially under-developed and developing countries, has decreased in the last two decades. As of recently, though, higher rates of infection have been reported due to the increase.
  8. Gonorrhea has progressively developed resistance to the antibiotic drugs prescribed to treat it. Following the spread of gonococcal fluoroquinolone resistance, the cephalosporin antibiotics have been the foundation of recommended treatment for gonorrhea.