oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - The demise of ciprofloxacin - another class of anti-gonococcal antibiotics bites the dust : editorial

Volume 24, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1015-8782
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1084



The South African national sexually transmitted infections (STIs) guideline was changed significantly from the previous version in 2008. The new guideline contains an important change in antibiotic class for the treatment of presumptive gonococcal infection, namely from quinolones to cephalosporins.

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