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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 155-156

Penicillin resistant neisseria gonorrhoeae at Aurangabad

1 Microbiology Department, Govt. Medical College, Nanded, India
2 Microbiology Department, Govt. Medical College, Aurangabad, (RPK), Maharashtra, India

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Microbiology Department, Govt. Medical College, Nanded
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A total of 101 male patients with signs and symptoms suggestive of gonococcal urethritis were studied and 60 showed growth of Neisseria gonorrhoeae on culture. All the isolates were tested for antimicrobial susceptibility. Four strains of Neisseria gonorrhoeae were resistant to penicillin. The resistant strains were tested for production of b-lactamase. The rapid iodometric method for detection of b-lactamase showed that two strains produced b-lactamase.

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