TABLE 3.

Profiles for the 50 N. gonorrhoeae isolates with reduced susceptibilities to ceftriaxone (MIC ≥ 0.06 μg/ml), indicating the PBP 2 amino acid pattern, ceftriaxone MIC, auxotype, serotype, and genotype dataa

PBP 2 patternCeftriaxone MIC (μg/ml)NG MAST STAuxotypeSerotypebNo. of isolates
IV0.0669NRBrpyut1
IV0.12327ProBrpust1
V0.061,410ProBropyst2
V0.061,688ProBropyst1
VII0.061,619ProBrpyust1
VII0.061,622ProByust1
VII0.121,422ProBrpyust1
IX0.065NRBropyst6
IX0.0621NRBopyst1
X0.061,414ProBpyust3
X0.061,424ProBpyust3
X0.061,677ProByust1
X0.06326ProBropyst1
X0.06835ProBpyust1
X0.06925ProBoys1
XI0.061,420ProBro1
XI0.065NRBropyst1
XII0.061,426NRBrpyst1
XII0.061,703NRBopt1
XII0.06604NRBropyst1
XII0.06604NRBroypt1
XIII0.061,409NRBropyst2
XIII0.061,623NRBropyst4
XIII0.061,624NRByvut1
XIII0.061,676NRByvut1
XIII0.121,148ProBropyst1
XIII0.121,413NRBropyst1
XIII0.121,425NRBropyst1
XVII0.061,342ProBropyst2
XVII0.121,620ProBropyst1
XVIII0.06864ProBopt2
XVIII0.121,621ProBropyst1
XX0.06211NRArst2
  • a Nine profiles were identified for more than one isolate. ST, sequence type; NR, nonrequiring; Pro, proline requiring.

  • b Serotype by use of the nomenclature of Bygdeman (4).