Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 11th, 2006
Study 1: Prolyliminopeptidase-negative Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains in Sydney, Australia followed an epidemic growth curve from 2002-2005.
"Recent studies have demonstrated a wide geographic circulation of isolates of Neisseria gonorrhoeae that fail to produce prolyliminopeptidase (PIP). Tests based on the production of this enzyme are important elements of a number of identification systems for gonococci," researchers in Australia report.
According to scientists, "We documented the appearance, expansion, and contraction of subtypes...
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