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Emergence and spread of multidrug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae is a global threat. The aetiological agent of gonorrhoea has developed resistance to first-line treatments, such as sulfanilamides, penicillins, tetracyclines, macrolides, and fluoroquinolones1 The extended-spectrum cephalosporins are now the only antibiotics recommended for treatment of gonorrhoea in the USA and many countries.2 ,3 Unfortunately, susceptibility to these antimicrobials has also decreased.4–7 This trend has made the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to recently classify N. gonorrhoeae as an urgent public health threat.8
We report here the first N. gonorrhoeae isolate …
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