Fifteen years of a nationwide culture collection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae antimicrobial resistance in Portugal

  05 June 2020

Neisseria gonorrhoeae antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and gonorrhea disease burden remain major public health concerns worldwide. To contribute to the supranational demands to monitor and manage the spread of antimicrobial-resistant N. gonorrhoeae, the Portuguese NIH promoted the creation of the National Laboratory Network for Neisseria gonorrhoeae Collection (PTGonoNet). The present study reports the N. gonorrhoeae major AMR trends observed from 2003 up to 2018.

Author(s): Miguel Pinto, João Carlos Rodrigues, Rui Matias, Ivone Água-Doce, Dora Cordeiro, Cristina Correia, João Paulo Gomes, Maria José Borrego & PTGonoNet
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