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Prostatitis due to penicillinase-producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae: Case reports
  1. C M J E Vandenbroucke-Grauls*,
  2. M Rozenberg-Arska*,
  3. C W Den Hengst,
  4. J Verhoef*
  1. *Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  2. Department of †Dermatology and Venereology, University Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands


    Complicated infections caused by penicillinase-producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae (PPNG) are uncommon. Of two patients with prostatitis due to PPNG, one was cured by cefoxitin followed by co-trimoxazole, the other by co-trimoxazole alone. The potential of co-trimoxazole in the treatment of PPNG-prostatitis looks promising.

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