Flashcards in Gonorrhea Case - Diebel Deck (5)
Why is it difficult to make a vaccine for this bacteria?
Lots of variation in pili and stuff
If a mother has N. Gonorrhea, what precaustions should be taken after delivery?
Prophylactic erythromycin eye drops for neonates, (can infect their eyes during birth
What media is used to grow Neisseria?
Chocolate sheep's blood and etc.
Intersting facts about Neisseria Gonorrhea
Obligate human pathogen
Local infection: genital tract or anorectal infections
Systemic infection: septic arthritis
Complications: (if untreated -> sequelae)
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), ectopic pregnancy, sterility, Fitz-Hugh-Curtis Syndrome