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Gonorrhoea bacteria. Transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a diplococcal pair of Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria. N. gonorrhoeae is the bacteria that is responsible for the sexually transmitted infection known as gonorrhoea. A diplococcus is a round bacterium (coccus) that typically occurs in the form of two joined cells (as here).
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