Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 8th, 1998
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said two cases of gonorrhea identified in San Diego, California, in 1997 showed the highest level of fluoroquinolone resistance ever reported in the United States.
Strains of gonorrhea resistant to the class of antibiotics known as flouroquinolones are already well-established in Hong Kong, Japan, and the Philippines, the CDC said.
The two cases in California both involved the same strain of...
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