Detection of quinolone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

  title={Detection of quinolone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae.},
  author={Kai Man Kam and Philip P. W. Wong and May Y M Cheung and Nick Ka-Chun Ho},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  volume={34 6},
The present National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards (NCCLS) guideline for testing Neisseria gonorrhoeae quinolone susceptibility defines only a susceptible category for ciprofloxacin, enoxacin, lomefloxacin, and ofloxacin, while susceptible, intermediate, and resistant categories are defined for fleroxacin. To further define the criteria for detection of quinolone resistance in gonococci, by standard disk diffusion and agar dilution methodologies recommended by the NCCLS, we tested… CONTINUE READING