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Antibiotic susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Vientiane, Lao PDR

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Objectives

To determine the antibiotic susceptibility of N. gonorrhoeae in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos).

Methods

We obtained 158 gonococcal isolates from 12,281 genital samples routinely submitted to a diagnostic laboratory in Vientiane, Laos between 2011 and 2015 and determined their susceptibility to five antibiotics by a standard disk diffusion method.

Results

The rates of resistance to penicillin (by beta-lactamase production), t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.jgar.2017.12.001

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Phouangsouvanh, S More by this author
Keoluangkhot, V More by this author
Vongsouvath, M More by this author
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance Journal website
Volume:
13
Pages:
91-93
Publication date:
2017-12-08
Acceptance date:
2017-12-03
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EISSN:
2213-7173
ISSN:
2213-7165
Pubs id:
pubs:826908
URN:
uri:81f6287a-4e46-45c7-b444-ead5cf19f77e
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uuid:81f6287a-4e46-45c7-b444-ead5cf19f77e
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pubs:826908

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