quinolone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae


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quin·o·lone-re·sis·tant Ne·is·se·ria gon·or·rho·e·ae

(kwinŏ-lōn-rē-zistănt nī-sērē-ă gonŏ-rēē)
Bacterial sexually transmitted infection that does not respond to a quinolone (e.g., ciprofloxacin).
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Cefixime has been unavailable in tablet form since 2002, however, and a dramatic increase in the prevalence of quinolone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae suggests that "fluoroquinolones will no longer be a viable option in the near future for the treatment of gonorrhea," she said.
For example, quinolone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae (QRNG) is much more common in Asia (up to 40% of all isolates) (15).