Antibiotic Susceptibility Monitoring of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Bacolod City, Philippines

@inproceedings{Araneta2017AntibioticSM,
  title={Antibiotic Susceptibility Monitoring of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Bacolod City, Philippines},
  author={Clark Martin P. Araneta and Alain C Juayang and Joseph Peter T. Lim and Eleeza Marie G. Quilop and Nadine Joy G. Casaysay and Gene Marie L. Tamesis and Tricia Marie G. Yude and Sarah Joyce E. Romero and Raziel C. Gayoba},
  booktitle={Tropical medicine and infectious disease},
  year={2017}
}
A local study was conducted to monitor the antibiotic susceptibility of N. gonorrhoeae in Bacolod City, Philippines. A total of 88 isolates were taken during the period of 1 January 2015 to 30 June 2017, from male patients ages 12 to 72 years. The highest incidence of gonorrhea infection was in the group aged 20⁻24 years (34.09%). The susceptibility pattern to antibiotics was as follows: ceftriaxone 100%, cefixime 82.6%, spectinomycin 92.1%, ciprofloxacin 4.9%, tetracycline 5.1%, and penicillin… CONTINUE READING
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