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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.

gonococcus

(ˌɡɒnəʊˈkɒkəs)
n, pl -cocci (-ˈkɒksaɪ)
(Microbiology) a spherical Gram-negative bacterium, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, that causes gonorrhoea: family Neisseriaceae
ˌgonoˈcoccal, ˌgonoˈcoccic adj
ˌgonoˈcoccoid adj

gon•o•coc•cus

(ˌgɒn əˈkɒk əs)

n., pl. -coc•ci (-ˈkɒk saɪ, -si)
the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae, causing gonorrhea.
[1885–90]
gon`o•coc′cal, gon`o•coc′cic (-ˈkɒk sɪk) adj.
gon`o•coc′coid, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gonococcus - the pus-producing bacterium that causes gonorrheagonococcus - 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
Translations

gon·o·coc·cus

n. gonococo, microorganismo de la especie Neisseria gonorrhoeae, causante de la gonorrea.

gonococcus

n (pl -ci) gonococo
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Nongonococcal urethritis is emerge due to bacterial infection other than those caused by gonococci. Commonly bacterial causes of nongonococcal urethritis comprises: CHYPERLINK "https://en.wikipedia.
These geographic patterns seem to support the idea that importation of resistant strains from other regions of the world, such as eastern Asia, is a primary factor of the emergence of resistant gonococci in the United States (5-9).
Interpretation of Gram's Stain and Culture Results of Urethral Discharge (For Gonococci) Result Gram's Stain Culture Results Positive 86 86 Negative 14 14 Total 100 100 Table 7.
Changing resistance patterns of gonococci led to the adaptation of respective national guidelines.
That's both because of a higher prevalence of tetracycline resistance among circulating gonococci and azithromycin's activity against Chlamydia trachomatis, as patients with gonococcal infections are frequently co-infected with this organism.
Among the purulent excretion specimens from the patients' paraurethral ducts, 10 had detectable gonococci, 6 had Staphylococcus aureus , 5 had Chlamydia trachomatis , and 2 had Escherichia coli .
Table-1: Laboratory tests Infections Test Performed Candidiasis Gram stain, Culture Bacterial Vaginosis Gram stain Trichomoniasis Wet mount microscopy Gonococci Gram stain HIV ELISA Syphilis RPR test Hepatitis Hepatitis B Surface antigen Table-2: Socio-demographic profile of study population Socio Demographic Frequency (%) Characteristics Age (Years) [less than or equal to]25 68 (45.3) >25 82 (54.7) Occupation House wife 133 (88.7) Working (employed) 17 (11.3) Location Urban 131 (87.3) Rural 19 (12.7) Migrant status 62 (41.3) Married 143 (95.3) Marital Status Divorcee 1 (0.7) Widow 6 (4) Total 150 (100) Table-3: Varied distribution of symptoms Symptoms * No.
indica is also widely used in traditional medicine in Africa for the treatment of many diseases such as fever, dysentery, jaundice, gonococci and gastrointestinal disorders (Khairunnuur et al., 2009).