Emergence of ciprofloxacin resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in north India.

  title={Emergence of ciprofloxacin resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in north India.},
  author={Sunit Sethi and Dharmendra Sharma and Swami Das Mehta and Bhupinder Singh and Manu Smriti and B Jeevan Kumar and Meera Sharma},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  volume={123 5},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Though quinolones have been recommended as a single dose treatment for uncomplicated gonorrhoea, there have been reports of treatment failure with fluoroquinolones. In this study we determined the antimicrobial susceptibility levels of consecutive isolates of Neisseria gonorrhoeae to examine the emergence of ciprofloxacin resistance N. gonorrhoeae. METHODS Minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of ciprofloxacin and other drugs (penicillin, tetracycline, ciprofloxacin… CONTINUE READING
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