Applied Microbiology: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2471-9315

Dugasa Gerenfes

Department of Agricutural Chemistry, Kulumsa Agricultural Research Center, Asella, Ethiopia

  • Research   
    Neisseria gonorrhoeae and their Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns among Patients from Adama Town, Ethiopia
    Author(s): Tadesse Gerenfes* and Dugasa Gerenfes

    Neisseria gonorrhoeae is a gram negative coffee-bean shaped intracellular diplodocus bacterium that causes gonorrhea which is one of the sexually transmitted infections. Antibiotic resistant, Neisseria gonorrhoeae is emerging in many parts of the world, especially in developing countries; antimicrobial resistance to the commonly prescribed antibiotics. A cross-sectional study was conducted on 422 study participant sexually transmitted infections suspected patients attending Adama Hospital Medical College. Then, samples was transported to Oromia Public Health Research Capacity Building Quality Assurance Laboratory and processed following standard microbiological culture techniques. Antimicrobial susceptibility test was performed. In this study 16(3.8%) of the STI suspected patients were confirmed to have Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Most of the participants were fe.. Read More»

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