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Susceptibility Testing of Neisseria gonorrhoeae

  • Most clinical laboratories cannot perform gonorrhea culture techniques needed to perform antibiotic susceptibility testing because NAAT is performed instead
  • Clinical Laboratory Standard Institute (CLSI) recommends testing procedures for antimicrobial susceptibility
  • Laboratories should follow the latest edition of CLSI guidelines
  • Minimum inhibitory concentration and disk diffusion methods can be performed
  • Use gonococcal base supplemented with growth factors and incubate under carbon dioxide at 35-37 degrees C