Neisseria gonorrhoeae


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the pus-producing bacterium that causes gonorrhea

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Gonorrhoea, caused by the Gram-negative bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae and first identified in 1879 by Albert Neisser (1855-1916), is one of the oldest infections known to man and is efficiently spread through unprotected sexual intercourse.
Inhibition of Neisseria gonorrhoeae by aerobic and facultatively anaerobic components of the endocervical flora: evidence for a protective effect against infection.
Carraguard is a large molecule, which appears to coat both the pathogen and the vagina; in vitro and animal studies suggest that it blocks infection with HIV, herpes simplex virus type 2, human papillomavirus and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Evaluation of the PACE 2 Neisseria gonorrhoeae assay by three public health laboratories.
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.
Implementation of a rapid genotypic assay to promote targeted ciprofloxacin therapy of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in a large health system.
When performed on the molecular platform, the BD ProbeTec Qx tests utilise BD's ferric oxide, FOX Extraction, as well as Strand Displacement Amplification technologies to directly and qualitatively identify Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae DNA.
Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates with high minimal inhibitory concentrations (MICs) to azithromycin, defined as MIC >8 jug/mL, have been reported worldwide, including in the United States.
GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains are showing a worrisome drift in susceptibility to cephalosporins, causing experts to warn that the bacterium is only a step away from acquiring high-level resistance that would render ineffective the current first-line antimicrobials.
ACCURUN portfolio has been developed to monitor and validate molecular diagnostic test performance for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (CT/NG).
Contract notice: Supply of analysis equipment for detection of chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and mycoplasma genitalia with associated equipment-dependent consumer goods
The emergence of untreatable Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections has caused great concern.
SAN DIEGO -- Ciprofloxacin cured 100% of gyrase A wild-type Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections, and physicians prescribed it significantly more frequently when they received electronic reminders of test results and recommendations, in a single-center study.
Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the causative pathogen of gonorrhea, has been designated an urgent antimicrobial drug resistance threat by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (1).
Closthioamide was first discovered in 2010 and has since been tested against samples of the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacterium that cause the disease.