f 4-Quinolone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in the United Kingdom
- Authors: W. R. Gransden, Christine Warren, I. Phillips
- J. Med. Microbiol., January 1991 34: 23-27, doi: 10.1099/00222615-34-1-23
- Subject: Articles
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Summary. The auxotype, serogroup and antimicrobial susceptibility of 977 clinical isolates of Neisseria gonorrhoeae obtained at St Thomas' Hospital, London, during 1989 were determined; 23 isolates from 15 patients were resistant to 4-quinolones. Twelve of the patients acquired their infection in the UK and these strains were generally sensitive to other antimicrobial agents; strains from 10 patients were of serogroup IB-6. Three patients acquired their strains outside the UK and these isolates were multi-resistant and of different serogroups.
© 1991 The Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland | Published by the Microbiology Society
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