Key points of the presentation
Third-generation cephalosporins antibiotic-resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae is caused by its spontaneous transformation from Neisseria subflava.
The new findings can contribute significantly to understanding the development of antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae and formulating future countermeasures.
Journal name: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (November 8, 2021)
Title of paper: The emergence of the ceftriaxone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae FC428
clone by transfer of resistance from an oral N. subflava reservoir of resistance.
Author(s): Izumo Kanesaka, Akira Ohno*, Akiko Kanayama Katsuse, Hiroshi Takahashi,
DOI No.: doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkab390