oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Penicillinase producing neisseria gonorrhoeae in Harare, Zimbabwe

Volume 29, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Cultures of N. gonorrhoeae were obtained from 199 male patients with gonococcal urethritis attending an STD clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe. Of these 22 (11.1%) were shown to be Blactamase producing strains. All of the PPNG were resistant to amoxycillin but were sensitive to minocycline. Three strains (1.5%) were resistant to clavulanate-potentiated amoxycillin.

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