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Table 2 Number and percentage of N. gonorrhoeae isolates testing susceptible, intermediate and resistant against cefixime, ceftriaxone, azithromycin, penicillin and ciprofloxacin, n = 261 for year 2014 and n = 276 for year 2015, *p-value < 0.05

From: Antimicrobial resistance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Germany: low levels of cephalosporin resistance, but high azithromycin resistance

  Susceptible Intermediate Resistant
Number (percentage, %) Number (percentage, %) Number (percentage, %)
2014 2015 2014 2015 2014 2015
Cefixime 256 (98.1) 272 (98.6) 5 (1.9) 4 (1.4)
Ceftriaxone 261 (100) 276 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Azithromycin 142 (54.4) 171 (62.0) 88 (33.7) 78 (28.3) 31 (11.9) 27 (9.8)
Ciprofloxacin* 73 (28.0) 114 (41.3) 0 (0) 1 (0.4) 188 (72.0) 161 (58.3)
Penicillin* 27 (10.3) 40 (14.5) 158 (60.5) 184 (66.7) 76 (29.1) 52 (18.8)