Nesseria gonorrhoeae

  1. Neisseria gonorrhoeae gram stain and shape
    Gram-negative cocci
  2. Neisseria gonorrhoeae capsule or no capsule
    No capsule
  3. Neisseria gonorrhoeae glucose oxidation
    Glucose oxidizer
  4. Neisseria gonorrhoeae reservoir
    Human reservoir
  5. Neisseria gonorrhoeae motility
    Nonmotile
  6. Neisseria gonorrhoeae oxidase reactivity
    Oxidase +
  7. Neisseria gonorrhoeae catalase reactivity
    Catalase +
  8. Neisseria gonorrhoeae intracellular/extracellular
    Facultative intracellular
  9. Neisseria gonorrhoeae growth media
    • Chocolate agar
    • Thayer-Martin agar
  10. Neisseria gonorrhoeae virulence factors
    • Attachment:
    • Pili
    • Opa

    • Immune evasion:
    • IgA1 protease
    • Facultative intracellular
    • LOS (modified LPS)
    • Bind host sialic acid to their LOS
    • Outer-membrane blebbing

    • Increasing antibiotic resistance:
    • β-lactamases
    • Conjugation plasmids
Author
stepha998
ID
345459
Card Set
Nesseria gonorrhoeae
Description
ATSU
Updated