Peter M Whiticar

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We report 4 urogenital Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates recovered from 3 patients that demonstrated resistance to penicillin, tetracycline, and ciprofloxacin and reduced susceptibility to cefixime. This report of the first 3 patients in the United States identified with this multidrug-resistant strain may portend an emerging problem for clinicians and public(More)
Five false-positive gonorrhea test results from a private laboratory using a nucleic acid amplification test led to an investigation by the Hawaii State Department of Health. No unexplained increase or variation in the laboratory's positive gonorrhea test results was detected. The proportion of positive gonorrhea test results among tests performed in the(More)
This paper describes the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Hawaii. Data indicate gradual but steady changes in characteristics of infected populations. Most significant are increases in cases among Asian Pacific Islanders, women, heterosexuals and younger age groups. Early harm reduction measures and low incidence among injection drug users relative to other parts of(More)
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