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Table 1 Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of the WHO reference strains (mg/L) [48]

From: Plasmid mediated penicillin and tetracycline resistance among Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates from Kenya

Antimicrobial WHO K WHO O
Ceftriaxone 0.064 0.032
Cefixime 0.25 0.016
Azithromycin 0.25 0.25
Ciprofloxacin > 32 0.008
Spectinomycin 16 > 1024
Tetracycline 2 2
Penicillin 2 > 32
β-lactamase (PPNG) Negative Positive
  1. PPNG Penicillinase producing N. gonorrhoeae. Currently there are no EUCAST MIC breakpoints for norfloxacin, gentamycin and doxycycline for N. gonorrhoeae