A systematic review of antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Mycoplasma genitalium in sub-Saharan Africa

  27 May 2022

Limited antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance coupled with syndromic management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) could be contributing to an increase in AMR in the region. This systematic review aimed to synthesize data on the prevalence of AMR in common STIs in SSA and identify some research gaps that exist.

There is a need to strengthen AMR surveillance in SSA for prompt investigation and notification of drug resistance in STIs.

Author(s): Collins Iwuji, Diantha Pillay, Patience Shamu, Mercy Murire, Susan Nzenze, Laura-Ashleigh Cox, Saiqa Mullick
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