Neisseria gonorrhoeae Strain with Reduced Susceptibilities to Extended-Spectrum Cephalosporins

October 31, 2015 at 5:05 pm

Emerging Infectious Diseases JULY 2014 V.20 N.7

Duylinh Nguyen, Severin Gose, Lina Castro, Kathleen Chung, Kyle Bernstein, Micheal Samuel, Heidi Bauer, and Mark Pandori

Author affiliations: San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA (D. Nguyen, S. Gose, L. Castro, K. Chung, K. Bernstein, M. Pandori); California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA (M. Samuel, H. Bauer)

The spread of Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains with reduced susceptibility to extended-spectrum cephalosporins is an increasing public health threat.

Using Etest and multiantigen sequence typing, we detected sequence type 1407, which is associated with reduced susceptibilities to extended-spectrum cephalosporins, in 4 major populated regions in California, USA, in 2012.

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Entry filed under: Antimicrobianos, Bacterias, Bacteriemias, Biología Molecular, Epidemiología, Infecciones de transmision sexual, Metodos diagnosticos, REPORTS, Resistencia bacteriana, Sepsis. Tags: .

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