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Disseminated gonococcal infection due to a β-lactamase-producing strain of Neisseria gonorrhoeae: a case report
  1. J Thompson*,
  2. J M Dunbar,
  3. A Van Gent*,
  4. R Van Furth*
  1. *Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital, Leiden, the Netherlands
  2. Department of †Medical Microbiology, University Hospital, Leiden, the Netherlands


    A β-lactamase-producing strain of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with nutritional requirements for arginine, hypoxanthine, and uracil was isolated from the knee-joint fluid, the genital tract, and the sexual partner of a woman presenting with gonococcal arthritis.

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