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Volume 28, Number 2—February 2022

Neisseria gonorrhoeae FC428 Subclone, Vietnam, 2019–2020

Trang Minh Trinh1, Tam Thi Nguyen1Comments to Author , Thanh Viet Le, Trang Thu NguyenComments to Author , Dan Thi Ninh, Bao Hac Duong, Minh Van Nguyen, Thomas Kesteman, Lan Thi Pham, and H. Rogier van Doorn
Author affiliations: National Hospital of Dermatology and Venereology, Hanoi, Vietnam (T.M. Trinh, L.T. Pham); Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi (T.M. Trinh, L.T. Pham); Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hanoi (T. Thi Nguyen, T. Thu Nguyen, T. Kesteman, H.R. van Doorn); Quadram Institute Bioscience, Norfolk, UK (T.V. Le); Hospital of Dermatology and Venereology, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (B.H. Duong); Hospital of Dermatology and Venereology, Da Nang City, Vietnam (M.V. Nguyen); University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (T. Kesteman, H.R. van Doorn)

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Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of patients infected with multidrug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae ST13871, Vietnam, 2019–2020*

No. (%)
Patient sex
M 13 (87)
2 (13)
Place of consultation, year
Ho Chi Minh City, 2019 3 (20)
Ho Chi Minh City, 2020 9 (60)
Danang, 2020 3 (20)
Clinical history
Previous STIs 0
Co-infection with other STIs
Syphilis 0
    Chlamydia trachomatis
Sexual history
Sex partners during past 3 mo
1 10 (67)
    >2 5 (33)
Sexual contact with commercial sex worker 5 (33)
Unprotected sex during most recent intercourse 12 (80)
Men who have sex with men
Current treatment with antibiotic 15 (100)
    Ceftriaxone, 1g intramuscularly 15 (100)
    Azithromycin, 1g orally 10 (67)

*Patient age range (median) 19–56 (31) y. ST, sequence type; STIs, sexually transmitted infections.

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1These first authors contributed equally to this article.

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