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Journal of Tropical Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 960501, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/960501
Research Article

Increasing Trend of Resistance to Penicillin, Tetracycline, and Fluoroquinolone Resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae from Pakistan (1992–2009)

Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan

Received 4 April 2011; Revised 12 July 2011; Accepted 12 July 2011

Academic Editor: Thomas R. Unnasch

Copyright © 2011 Kauser Jabeen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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