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Detection in the United Kingdom of the Neisseria gonorrhoeae FC428 clone, with ceftriaxone resistance and intermediate resistance to azithromycin, October to December 2018

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We describe detection in the United Kingdom (UK) of the drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae FC428 clone, with ceftriaxone resistance and intermediate azithromycin resistance. Two female patients developed infection following contact with UK-resident men from the same sexual network linked to travel to Ibiza, Spain. One case failed treatment with ceftriaxone, and azithromycin and gentamicin, before successful treatment with ertapenem. Both isolates had indistinguishable whole-genome sequences...

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Peer reviewed

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10.2807/1560-7917.es.2019.24.10.1900147

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5095-6367
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6370-1961
Publisher:
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Journal:
Eurosurveillance More from this journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
10
Article number:
1900147
Publication date:
2019-03-07
Acceptance date:
2019-03-06
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EISSN:
1025-496X
ISSN:
1560-7917
Pmid:
30862336
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:983034
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uuid:6813426e-5c25-4a45-baf3-2847e8939ae1
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pubs:983034
Source identifiers:
983034
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2019-03-29

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