Sentinel surveillance for antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae--United States, 1988-1991. The Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project Study Group.

@article{Gorwitz1993SentinelSF,
  title={Sentinel surveillance for antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae--United States, 1988-1991. The Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project Study Group.},
  author={Rachel J. Gorwitz and Allyn K. Nakashima and John S. Moran and Joan S Knapp},
  journal={MMWR. CDC surveillance summaries : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. CDC surveillance summaries},
  year={1993},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={29-39}
}
PROBLEM/CONDITION The prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae in the United States has been increasing since the mid-1970s. DESCRIPTION OF SYSTEM The Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project (GISP) was established in 1986 to monitor trends of antimicrobial resistance in N. gonorrhoeae. GISP is a sentinel surveillance system consisting of 26 publicly funded sexually transmitted disease clinics and five regional laboratories. At each clinic, urethral isolates are obtained… CONTINUE READING
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