gonococcus


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Synonyms for gonococcus

the pus-producing bacterium that causes gonorrhea

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Gram stain: Looking for the gonococcus under a microscope, used primarily in males with gonorrhea of the penis (this test does not work well in females or for infections of the rectum or throat and is not available in every office).
The important mechanism for the fluoroquinolone resistance in the gonococcus involves mutations in the analogous region of QRDR of gyrA and parC in Escherichia coli, which was first reported by Belland et al (9).
The last 60 years have witnessed the introduction of effective chemotherapy and, since then, the gonococcus has demonstrated remarkable powers of adaptation.
Table 1 Etiology of Secondary Protrusio Acetabuli Infection Gonococcus Echinococcus Tuberculosis Syphilis Streptococcus Staphylococcus Inflammatory Rheumatoid Arthritis Spondyloarthritides Idiopathic Chondrolysis Metabolic Paget's Disease Osteomalacia Hyperparathyroidism Genetic Osteogenesis Imperfecta Acrodysostosis Marfan Syndrome Ehler-Danlos Syndrome Trisomy 18 Stickler Syndrome Neurofibromatosis Sickle Cell Disease Trichorhinophalangeal Syndrome Homocystinuria Neoplastic Primary Neoplasm (e.
LOUIS -- Urinary symptoms are much more highly predictive of gonococcus and chlamydia infections than are vaginal symptoms, Dr.
In the 38 reviewed cases in which no pulmonic valvular abnormality was noted before infection, Staphylococcus aureus was the most common microorganism recovered from blood cultures (44%), followed by streptococci (13%), Streptococcus bovis (5%), gonococcus (5%), pseudomonas (5%), E.
Chlamydia Gonococcus Male Female Male Female Both positive 116 39 25 6 BD false positive, Roche true negative 4 3 1 3 BD false negative, Roche true positive 6 2 0 0 BD inhibition, Roche negative 10 6 16 8 Roche false positive, BD true negative 10 7 7 6 Roche false negative, BD true positive 6 1 1 0 Roche inhibition, BD negative 1 10 1 13 Both negative 672 331 774 363 Total 825 399 825 399
Beta-lactamase producing, penicillin-resistant gonococcus.
Nongonococcal urethritis, the most common sexually transmitted disease in men, is an inflammation of the urethra caused by anything but Gonococcus bacteria.
Milford Medical Laboratory currently provides this accurate HPV genotyping along with no-false-positive Chlamydia and gonococcus tests by direct DNA sequencing on a single liquid-based Pap specimen to serve gynecologists and their patients (www.