Failure of Dual Antimicrobial Therapy in Treatment of Gonorrhea
N Engl J Med June 2016 V.374 P.2504-2506
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….