We found that tetracycline resistance-associated mutations and genes in Neisseria gonorrhoeae are linked to mutations causing resistance to other antimicrobials. Therefore, the use of doxycycline postexposure prophylaxis may select for resistance to other antimicrobials.
- Anti-Bacterial Agents/pharmacology
- Anti-Infective Agents/pharmacology
- Drug Resistance, Bacterial/genetics
- Gonorrhea/prevention & control
- Microbial Sensitivity Tests
- Neisseria gonorrhoeae/genetics