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doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e3181cfca06

Trends in Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Israel, 2002 to 2007, With Special Reference to Fluoroquinolone Resistance

Dan, Michael MD*†‡; Mor, Zohar MD†; Gottliev, Shlomit PHD*; Sheinberg, Bracha PHD§; Shohat, Tamy MD†‡

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MICs for penicillin, tetracycline, ceftriaxone, ciprofloxacin, spectinomycin, and azithromycin were determined by the Etest method for 406 gonococcal strains obtained in 2002–2007 from an STI clinic and a general microbiology laboratory in Central Israel. A total of 27.1% were resistant to ciprofloxacin, with increasing resistance over the years All isolates remain susceptible to ceftriaxone and spectinomycin.

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