Neisseria gonorrhoeae with high-level resistance to azithromycin: case report of the first isolate identified in the United States.


We report on the first Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolate in the United States identified with high-level resistance to azithromycin. This report discusses the epidemiologic case investigation, the molecular studies of resistance-associated mutations and N. gonorrhoeae multiantigen sequence typing, and challenges posed by emerging gonococcal antimicrobial… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/cid/cir929