Neisseria gonorrhoeae (the gonococcus)

 

Organism

Habitat

Source

Clinical Disease

Pathogenicity

Treatment

*Drugs may change with time.

 

For a more detailed article on Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections, see Gonococcal Infections, by Larry I Lutwick, MD, Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Health Care System, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, State University of New York at Downstate; Renuka Heddurshetti, MD, Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, State University of New York at Brooklyn; and Sanda Cebular, MD, Fellow, Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, State University of New York at Brooklyn.


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