Failure of Dual Antimicrobial Therapy in Treatment of Gonorrhea

June 29, 2016 at 3:36 pm

N Engl J Med June 2016 V.374 P.2504-2506

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To the Editor:

Resistance to all antimicrobial agents has developed in some Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains. Dual antimicrobial therapy (ceftriaxone plus azithromycin) is a recommended first-line empirical treatment in many countries.1-3 We describe treatment failure with dual therapy in a patient with gonorrhea….

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Entry filed under: Antimicrobianos, Bacterias, Bacteriemias, Epidemiología, Infecciones de transmision sexual, Metodos diagnosticos, Resistencia bacteriana, Update.

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