Cefoxitin as a single-dose treatment for urethritis caused by penicillinase-producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

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Gonococci that resist standard penicillin regimens by production of a penicillinase are now well established in certain areas of the world. Because cefoxitin, a semisynthetic cephamycin, resists gonococcal penicillinase in vitro, we compared procaine penicillin G and cefoxitin in treatment of gonorrhea in an area where 40 per cent of isolates produce… (More)

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@article{Berg1979CefoxitinAA, title={Cefoxitin as a single-dose treatment for urethritis caused by penicillinase-producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae.}, author={S. William Berg and Michael E Kilpatrick and William O Harrison and John McCutchan}, journal={The New England journal of medicine}, year={1979}, volume={301 10}, pages={509-11} }