Use of genomic fingerprinting in the characterization ofNeisseria gonorrhoeae isolated in Valencia, Spain

Ninety-fiveNeisseria gonorrhoeae organisms isolated in Valencia, Spain, were characterized by antibiotic sensitivity testing, auxotyping, serotyping, plasmid analysis and restriction endonuclease fingerprinting (HindIII digestion). Cluster analysis of the restriction patterns revealed that 31 isolates (32.6%) formed 12 clearly defined clusters… CONTINUE READING