Neisseria gonorrhoeae

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Related to gonococcal conjunctivitis: chlamydial conjunctivitis
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Noun1.Neisseria gonorrhoeae - the pus-producing bacterium that causes gonorrheaNeisseria gonorrhoeae - the pus-producing bacterium that causes gonorrhea
bacteria, bacterium - (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
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However, four had a sexually transmitted infection of the mother: two had HIV/AIDS, one syphilis, and one gonococcal conjunctivitis.
This was requested urgently as there was suspicion of gonococcal conjunctivitis.
Eyedrops are used routinely in hospitals soon after birth to prevent gonococcal conjunctivitis.