Neisseria meningitidis, a bacterium usually associated with meningitis and sepsis, is the cause of a recent cluster of sexually transmitted infections in columbus, ohio and in other us cities. We searched pubmed using the terms neisseria gonorrhoeae or gonorrhoea with sequencing or molecular epidemiology for papers published in english between jan 1, 2000, and dec 5, 2017. Background: a high level of resistance in neisseria gonorrhoeae has developed against penicillins, sulphonamides, tetracyclines and quinolones, and recent surveillance data have shown a gradual reduction in sensitivity to current. Gonorrhea essay 479 words | 2 pages gonorrhea gonorrhea is a curable, bacterial, sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterium called neisseria gonorrhoeae (a member of the family neisseriaceae) bacteria are introduced during sexual contact these bacteria can infect the genital tract, the mouth, and the rectum.
N gonorrhoeae is a fastidious gram-negative coﬀee bean-shaped bacteria usually observed as diplococci and a strict human pathogen of the eleven neisseria spp. Summary about the emerging disease - neisseria gonorrhoeae you must include what type of disease it is, what microorganism causes it, where in the world it is found, when it was discovered, where/when it has newly emerged, how it is isolated/diagnosed in the lab, how it is treated and any other interesting information about the pathogen. Several neisseria and related species may be misidentified as n gonorrhoeae unless appropriate differential tests are performed the purpose of this, and other, pages in this section is to provide information, including illustrations, of characteristics of n gonorrhoeae that may aid in differentiating between n gonorrhoeae and related species.
Neisseria gonorrhoeae and epithelial cells shaun w lee, ser ia gonorrhoeae (gc) and neisser ia meningitidis (see re vie w , strom and lor y, 1993. Abstract the closely related pathogenic neisseria species n meningitidis and n gonorrhoeae are able to respire in the absence of oxygen, using nitrite as an alternative electron acceptor. Gonorrhea is a purulent infection of the mucous membrane surfaces caused by neisseria gonorrhoeae n gonorrhoeae is spread by sexual contact or through transmission during childbirth.
Gonorrhea, is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacteria neisseria gonorrhoeae, and it can infect both males and females of all ages gonorrhea can be spread from person to person through contact with the mouth, vagina, penis or anus. What is gonorrhea gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (std) that can infect both men and women it can cause infections in the genitals, rectum, and throat it is a very common infection, especially among young people ages 15-24 years. Association between visual inspection of the cervix with acetic acid examination and high‐risk human papillomavirus infection, chlamydia trachomatis, neisseria gonorrhoeae and trichomonas vaginalis in papua new guinea.
Papers evaluation of an in-house polymerase chain reaction for detection of neisseria gonorrhoeae in urogenital samples rené roymans, gerrie onland, arjan jansz, wim quint, edwin boel. Neisseria gonorrhoeae contained in an ethanol precipitate of a surfactant extract of t1 phase gonococci recently has been de veloped for the detection of antibodies specific for the gono. Abstract antimicrobial resistant (amr) neisseria gonorrhoeae strains are common and compromise gonorrhoea treatment internationally rapid identification and characterisation of amr gonococcal strains could ensure appropriate and even personalised treatment, and support identification and investigation of gonorrhoea outbreaks in nearly real-time.
The primer and probe sequences for neisseria gonorrhoeae were designed using primer express tm software to amplify a portion (256 bp) of a 2-kb region of chromosomal dna shown to be specific for n gonorrhoeae with no cross-reactivity to n meningitidis . Neisseria gonorrhoeae neisseria gonorrhoeae is a sexually transmitted organism that infects primarily the columnar epithelia of mucosal surfaces and causes urethritis in men and endocervicitis and urethritis in women. Hosted by the usgs core science analytics and synthesis page designed through the cooperative efforts of interagency itis teams point of contact: [email protected]