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Sexually Transmitted Diseases:
doi: 10.1097/01.olq.0000431357.18959.30
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Gonococcal Susceptibility to Cephalosporins-Hawaii, 2003 to 2011

Kidd, Sarah MD, MPH*; Lee, Maria V.C. MS; Maningas, Eloisa BSMT; Komeya, Alan MPH; Kunimoto, Gail BS; O’Connor, Norman MA; Katz, Alan R. MD, MPH†‡; Wasserman, Glenn M. MD, MPH; Kirkcaldy, Robert D. MD, MPH*; Whelen, A. Christian PhD†‡

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Abstract

Among gonococcal isolates examined at the Hawaii State Laboratory Division from 2003 to 2011, the prevalence of elevated cefixime minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs; ≥0.064 μg/mL) and elevated cefpodoxime MICs (≥0.19 μg/mL) increased over time. In contrast, few isolates exhibited elevated ceftriaxone MICs (≥0.094 μg/mL), and the prevalence of elevated ceftriaxone MICs did not change.

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