gonorrhoea


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  • noun

Synonyms for gonorrhoea

a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae

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Prof Ison said: "Choosing an effective antibiotic can be a challenge because the organism that causes gonorrhoea is very versatile and develops resistance to antibiotics very quickly.
Worryingly, 50 per cent of women with gonorrhoea will not be aware they have the infection.
In the 1980s, the rates of gonorrhoea infection fell as people, frightened by HIV and AIDS, used condoms more, but now the rates of infection are on the rise and that's why there are so many adverts warning you about the infection.
If you have gonorrhoea you should be tested for other infections too.
Gonorrhoea can often be seen down a microscope so if you go to an STD clinic for tests you can get your results while you wait.
Furthermore, there's no way gonorrhoea can affect your genes and it's those that you passed on to your son who'll pass a quarter of them on to his child.
Gonorrhoea is Britain's fastest- growing STD and is becoming resistant to many antibiotics.
The health watchdog highlighted the outbreak of drug-resistant gonorrhoea in the North in September and called drugresistant gonorrhoea and tuberculosis "a significant threat".
A report by Public Health England says cases of gonorrhoea have risen by almost 20% in 2014 among heterosexuals.
Dr Mike Gent, a consultant in communicable disease control for PHE, said: "We can confirm investigations are under way into an outbreak of gonorrhoea in the north of England.
A spokesperson for Kirklees Council's public health department said: "We can confirm investigations are under way into an outbreak of gonorrhoea in the North of England.
If untreated, gonorrhoea results in severe complications and can lead to infertility or even septicaemia.
A new strain of gonorrhoea has been found to be antibiotic-resistant in Australia.
AstraZeneca today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated its novel investigational drug AZD0914 as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) and awarded its development programme Fast Track status for the treatment of uncomplicated gonorrhoea, which is increasingly resistant to existing antibiotics and poses a serious global public health threat.
Core groups, antimicrobial resistance and rebound in gonorrhoea in North America.