Draft BASHH gonorrhoea guidelines recommend ciprofloxacin susceptibility testing

Updated Draft BASHH guidelines on the management of gonorrhoea indicate ciprofloxacin as preferential treatment over ceftriaxone if susceptibility is known.

ResistancePlus® GC will be the first commercially available molecular test to inform ciprofloxacin susceptibility status. Current gonorrhoea surveillance data indicate up to 80% of infections in some regions are susceptible to ciprofloxacin treatment.

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