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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Emergence of fluoroquinolone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Author: Junior, WB
Velho, PEN
Arnone, M
Fagundes, LJ
Abstract: Continued monitoring of antimicrobial resistance patterns is essential in order for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) treatment to be effective. Gonococci isolates from 65 patients in S (a) over tildeo Paulo were submitted to susceptibility testing, and a decreased susceptibility or resistance to ciprofloxacin was observed in 8.7% of these patients, indicating that Neisseria gonorrhoeae fluoroquinolone resistance is emerging in Brazil.
Subject: anti-bacterial agents
drug resistance
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Country: Brasil
Editor: Soc Brasileira Microbiologia
Citation: Brazilian Journal Of Microbiology. Soc Brasileira Microbiologia, v. 38, n. 2, n. 293, n. 295, 2007.
Rights: aberto
Date Issue: 2007
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