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Wednesday, May 10, 2006: 10:00 AM-11:45 AM

C1: Current Issues for Antimicrobial Resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants should be able to: 1. Describe the trends and non-culture detection techniques of antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae. 2. Describe the lack of treatment options and potential alternative antimicrobials for treatment.

Organizer:David Trees
Moderator:David Trees
10:00 AMTrends in antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Jennifer Wright
10:25 AMRapid emergence of flouroquinolone reistant gonococci among Men who have sex with men
Sylvie Ratelle
10:50 AMAlternative cephalosporin treatment options for gonorrhea
Christopher Hall
11:15 AMNon-culture detection of antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae
David Trees

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