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gon·o·coc·cus

 (gŏn′ə-kŏk′əs)
n. pl. gon·o·coc·ci (-kŏk′sī′, -kŏk′ī′)
The bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the causative agent of gonorrhea.

gon′o·coc′cal (-kŏk′əl), gon′o·coc′cic (-kŏk′ĭk, -kŏk′sĭk) adj.
Translations

gon·o·coc·cal

a. gonocócico; rel. a los gonococos;
___ arthritisartritis ___;
___ conjunctivitisconjuntivitis ___.
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Some examples of surveillance systems implemented by using this strategy are the National Tuberculosis Surveillance System in the United States (6), the surveillance system of the Netherlands Reference Laboratory for Bacterial Meningitis (7) and the European Gonococcal Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme (8).
The Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project (GISP) found that 30 percent of gonorrhea infections were resistant to any antibiotic, with almost a quarter of a million cases reported.
4) Gonococcal urethral stricture is rare in this era of broad spectrum antibiotics, but infection remains a major cause, particularly from long-term use of an indwelling urethral catheter.
These assays are indicated for use with asymptomatic and symptomatic individuals to aid in the diagnosis of chlamydial and gonococcal urogenital disease.
Additionally, 16% of 1,059 women who were HIV positive at the time of their first reported gonococcal infection were reinfected, indicating possible risk of HIV transmission to partners.
6 - Tests for the detection of DNA in gonococcal and chlamydial sexually transmitted infections;
Concurrent gonococcal and chlamydial infections among men attending a sexually transmitted diseases clinic.
Because of institutional prophylactic neonatal eye treatment the frequency of gonococcal conjunctivitis is decreasing rapidly in the Western countries (7,8).
If gonococcal infections become untreatable, they will cause a wide range of reproductive morbidities, including pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility and neonatal blindness.