gonorrhoeae antimicrobial drug susceptibility data from the Gonococcal
Isolate Surveillance Project (GISP), antimicrobial drug consumption data from IMS Health, and US Census data for population denominators.
urethritis (72 cases) manifested as purulent discharge in 46, as Mucoid discharge in 20 and Mucopurulent discharge in 6 cases.
Both clinics are participant sites in CDC's Gonococcal
Isolate Surveillance Project, through which urethral isolates from the first 25 men evaluated each month with Ng urethritis undergo antibiotic susceptibility testing.
Neisseria meningitidis urethritis: a case report highlighting clinical similarities to and epidemiological differences from gonococcal
Effective prophylaxis measures have greatly decreased the incidence of neonatal gonococcal
infection in the US, but transmission is still frequent in developing countries with high rates of untreated infection in pregnant women (3).
We assumed gonococcal
proctitis, and rectal swabs for PCR and culture for NG were taken; both patients received immediate antibiotic therapy with azithromycin and ceftriaxone.
Lahra M; Australian Gonococcal
Surveillance Programme, 2011.
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and Chlamydial OphthalmiaNeona- torum in the Canadian Guide to Clinical Preventative Health Care".
Both tests are designed to be used on asymptomatic and symptomatic people to help the detection of chlamydial and gonococcal
6 - Tests for the detection of DNA in gonococcal
and chlamydial sexually transmitted infections;
We need to consider this diagnosis with a higher index of suspicion in young infants now," she said, noting that the peak onset is at age 4-6 days, and it is characterized by a purulent discharge not likely to be a gonococcal
Since 2002, rates of gonococcal
infection have been higher among women than among men.
Although uncommon, in both males and females, untreated gonorrhea can lead to serious systemic infections, including disseminated gonococcal
infection in the joints, skin, heart or blood.
Because of institutional prophylactic neonatal eye treatment the frequency of gonococcal
conjunctivitis is decreasing rapidly in the Western countries (7,8).
infections become untreatable, they will cause a wide range of reproductive morbidities, including pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility and neonatal blindness.