Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases:
doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e31822e6361

Characterization of Profile of Multidrug-Resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae Using Old and New Definitions in India Over a Decade: 2000–2009

Bala, Manju MD

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The burden of “multidrug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae” (MDR-NG) was high considering the old definition (26.0%). According to the new definitions, no strain was MDR or extensively drug-resistant. The emergence of resistance to ceftriaxone and cefixime will lead to detection of MDR-NG and may be extensively drug-resistant NG, even according to the new definition.

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