PPNG


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PPNG

abbreviation for penicillinase-producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

PPNG

Penicillinase-producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae, see there.

penicillinase-producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae

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PPNG

Penicillin-resistant strains of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
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The number of PPNG strains identified at the National Laboratory for STDs (data below provided by the Bureau of Microbiology, Health Canada) was 1 in 1976, and progressively increased to 58 in 1981, 215 in 1985, 624 in 1988 and 1,138 in 1990.
As a result of this program, the proportion of PPNG among all gonococcal strains in Quebec has decreased from 10% in 1991 and 1992 to 5.
CDC officials are preparing updated recommendations forprevention, diagnosis and control of PPNG venereal disease-- which, although susceptible to drugs other than penicillin, is both expensive and difficult to treat.