Antimicrobial susceptibility assays for Neisseria gonorrhoeae: a proof-of-principle population-based retrospective analysis

  19 June 2023

Neisseria gonorrhoeae treatment guided by molecular antimicrobial susceptibility assays could improve treatment options and antimicrobial stewardship; however, few commercial assays are available. We aimed to investigate antimicrobial susceptibility of N gonorrhoeae isolates in New South Wales, Australia, and estimate the potential usefulness of hypothetical combinations of rapid molecular antimicrobial susceptibility assays.

Individualised treatment guided by molecular antimicrobial susceptibility diagnostics could help to reduce overall ceftriaxone use in gonorrhoea. However, the use of these assays needs to be informed by the non-random nature of co-resistance among circulating N gonorrhoeae strains.

 

Further reading: The Lancet Microbe
Author(s): Sara FE Bell et all
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