Gonorrhoea in men with homosexual contacts. Serogroups of isolated gonococcal strains related to antibiotic susceptibility, site of infection, and symptoms.

@article{Bygdeman1981GonorrhoeaIM,
  title={Gonorrhoea in men with homosexual contacts. Serogroups of isolated gonococcal strains related to antibiotic susceptibility, site of infection, and symptoms.},
  author={Solgun Bygdeman},
  journal={The British journal of venereal diseases},
  year={1981},
  volume={57 5},
  pages={
          320-4
        }
}
In 37 homosexual men the incidences of urethral, rectal, and pharyngeal gonorrhoea were 45.9%, 56.8%, and 27% respectively. Local symptoms were present in all men with urethral gonorrhoea but in only 25% of those with pharyngeal or rectal gonorrhoea or both. Infection at two sites was found in 29.7% of the patients. Forty-nine gonococcal isolates from the 37 patients were serogrouped by coagglutination into one of the serogroups WI, WII, and WIII, and their susceptibility to benzylpenicillin… CONTINUE READING

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