- German bacteriologist and physician who discovered (1879) the gonococcal bacterium that causes gonorrhea.
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Gonorrhea is caused by the gonococcus discovered by Neisser in 1879.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation
The joyful carpenter returned to Moravia, and told the news to the Neisser family at Sehlen.History of the Moravian Church
J. E. Hutton
Their presence is of value in the recognition of but few bacteria (Neisser granules in diphtheria).The Fundamentals of Bacteriology
Charles Bradfield Morrey
Neisser, a great authority, ascribes to this disease without doubt fifty per cent, of such marriages.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)
From the resulting growths make cover-slip preparations and stain carbolic methylene-blue, Neisser's method, Gram's method.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique
John William Henry Eyre