Neisseria gonorrhoeae

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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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During 2016, the HDOH and CDC became aware of several N gonorrhoeae isolates with high-level resistance to azithromycin and decreased susceptibility to ceftriaxone in Hawaii as a result of routine laboratory testing and jointly initiated an enhanced laboratory investigation of the isolates.
Continued surveillance [using culture and susceptibility testing] for anti microbial resistance in N gonorrhoeae is essential for effective disease prevention and control," according to the CDC.
Additional information on the use of oral antimicrobials in treating N gonorrhoeae infections will be available from CDC at http://www.