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Received: 10 March 2021
Accepted: 1 June 2021
First Online: 12 June 2021
: All examined gonococcal isolates were cultured and preserved as part of the routine diagnostics (standard care), and no patient identification information was available in the study. Informed consent was obtained from all patients. The present study including its protocol was approved by the Expert Committee at the Republican Dermatovenerological Centre, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (2011). The whole study including all its methods were carried out in accordance with relevant guidelines and regulations at the Republican Dermatovenerological Centre, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, which are all in agreement with the Declaration of Helsinki.
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: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.