Molecular approaches to enhance surveillance of gonococcal antimicrobial resistance


The best available data indicate that the world is heading towards a pandemic of extensively drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae. At the same time, clinical microbiology laboratories have moved away from using culture-based methods to diagnose gonorrhoea, thus undermining our ability to detect antimicrobial resistance (AMR) using current technologies. In… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrmicro3217


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