HIV/AIDS and STI

Gonorrhoea Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme (GASP)


Quinolone resistance in 8731 strains of N. gonorrhoeae isolated in 15 countries and jurisdictions in the WHO WPR and five countries in *SEAR, 2008

COUNTRY n Less susceptible Resistant All Quinolone-resistant N. gonorrhoeae
No. % No. % No. %
Australia 3110 34 1.1 1651 53.1 1685 54.2
*Bhutan 161 153 95
Brunei Darussalam 353 92 26.1 168 47.6 260 73.7
China 1403 53 3.8 1348 96.1 1401 99.9
Hong Kong (China) 1393 12 0.9 1362 97.8 1374 98.6
*India 60 10 16.7 50 83.3 60 100
Japan 328 14 4.3 240 73.2 254 77.4
Republic of Korea 141 29 20.6 106 75.2 135 95.7
Lao PDR 9 1 11 1 11
Malaysia 43 6 14 29 67.4 35 81.4
Mongolia 91 35 38.5 34 37.4 69 75.8
*Myanmar 12 4 33.3 6 50 10 83.3
New Caledonia 152 2 1.3 3 2 5 3.3
New Zealand 258 2 0.8 53 20.5 55 21.3
Papua New Guinea 32 0 0 0 0 0 0
Philippines 84 4 4.8 68 81 72 85.7
*Sri Lanka 34 0 0 26 76.5 26 76.5
Singapore 160 10 6.3 119 74.4 129 80.6
*Thailand 754 162 21.5 570 75.6 732 97.1
Viet Nam 153 5 3.3 147 96 152 99.3
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