Antibiotic susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Vientiane, Lao PDR
To determine the antibiotic susceptibility of N. gonorrhoeae in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos).
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.
The rates of resistance to penicillin (by beta-lactamase production), t...Expand abstract
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