|NCTC Number:||NCTC 14208|
|Current Name:||Neisseria gonorrhoeae|
|Original Strain Reference:||G7944|
|Other Collection No:||WHO Q|
|Hazard Group (ACDP):||2|
|Release Restrictions:||Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety|
|Conditions for growth on solid media:||Chocolated blood agar, CO2, 37C, 24 hours|
|Isolated From:||Human, phargeal swab. Oxford, UK. March 2018.|
|Bibliography:||Eyre D. W. et al. Gonorrhoea treatment failure caused by a Neisseria gonorrhoeae strain with combined ceftriaxone and high-level azithromycin resistance, England, February 2018. Euro Surveill. 2018 Jul;23(27)|
Antibiotic resistant/elevated MICs. Resistant to ceftriaxone (1mg/l), penicillin (2mg/l), azithromycin (>256mg/l), ciprofloxacin (>32mg/l), tetracycline (>32mg/l). Sensitive to spectinomycin (8mg/l).
First reported and described ceftriaxone-resistant, high-level azithromycin resistant N. gonorrhoeae isolate world-wide.
|History:||Accessioned into NCTC < M. Cole < Isolate referred from a hospital in Oxford, UK.|
|Authority:||(Zopf 1885) Trevisan 1885, species|
|Depositor:||M. Cole (Sexually Transmitted Bacteria Reference Unit, Public Health England, Colindale, London, UK)|
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