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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Among the earliest known clinical uses of penicillin was by Cecil George Paine, a pathologist at the Sheffield Royal Infirmary, who successfully used it in 1930 to treat gonococcal conjunctivitis in neonates.
Blindness from gonococcal conjunctivitis and Chloroquine are avoidable and caused by utter recklessness akin to what has been described above.
However, four had a sexually transmitted infection of the mother: two had HIV/AIDS, one syphilis, and one gonococcal conjunctivitis. One child had to be treated for tuberculosis because her mother had the disease without treatment and four had serious respiratory problems: She was born and had asthmatic bronchitis [P2]; He was born and they soon told me that he has epileptic seizures and therefore, he trembled in the bath.