Gram Negative Cocci
All true about N. gonorrhoeae except; AIIMS 09
|A||Is an exclusive human pathogen|
|B||Some strains cause disseminated disease|
|C||Acute urethritis is the most common manifestation in male|
|D||All strains are highly sensitive to penicillins|
[Ref Harrison IS/hie p. 1225, 1221, 1295 & 17/hle p.999, 916; Ananthnarayan Jlhlep. 230]. Penicillin is ineffective in treatment of gonorrhoea as most ofthe strains are resistant to penicillin because penicillnaseproducing N. gonorrhoeae (PPNG) have spread widely.
1. Ceftriaxone is the drug of choice for gonococcal infections.
2. All other options have been explained earlier.