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What is the causative microorganism of Gonorrhea?

Causative Microorganisms


Gonorrhea is known for its tendency to mainly target the mucosal membranes of the body – leading to its manifestations primarily being observed in areas where discharge is evident, i.e., mucosal areas. Gonorrhea is caused by the microorganism known as Neisseria gonorrhoeae or N. gonorrhoeae.


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