Table 1.

Comparison of ciprofloxacin and trovafloxacin activities against 174 strains of N. gonorrhoeae isolated in Sydney, Australia, from 1991 to 1998

DrugMIC (μg/ml) range for strains in CIPa resistance category
Sensitive (90 isolates)Less sensitive (36 isolates)Resistant (13 isolates)High-level resistance (35 isolates)
Ciprofloxacin≤0.030.06–0.51.0–2.04–16
Trovafloxacin≤0.030.03–1.00.12–1.00.12–8
  • a CIP, ciprofloxacin.