resistance has given us a snapshot of the future.
No matter how many times someone is infected with gonorrhoea
, which can cause infertility, the body does not build up resistance to the infection.
The Medical Officer, Human Reproduction, at the UN World Health Organization (WHO) sharing data from 77 countries said antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhoea
, a common sexually-transmitted infection, much harder, and sometimes impossible, to treat.
Duration of gonorrhoea
and chlamydia infection at the pharynx and rectum among men who have sex with men: a systematic review.
If ceftriaxone were to fail as well, then gonorrhoea
could effectively become untreatable, PHE warned.
Public Health England will continue to monitor, and act on, the spread of antimicrobial resistance and potential gonorrhoea
treatment failures, to make sure they are identified and managed promptly.
Conclusion: This limited study reinforces that detection of gonococcal antigen by Immunochromatographic assay is a rapid, easy to perform and reliable diagnostic tool for early detection of acute male gonorrhoea
with high sensitivity and specificity.
We were so worried by the results we were seeing that we recommended that guidelines on the treatment of gonorrhoea
As recently as 2005, no gonorrhoea
bacteria with reduced susceptibility to cefixime could be found in the UK.
is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in developing countries and is a global public health problem (1,2).
A month ago a former boyfriend gave me a note, saying he had gonorrhoea
The development of drug resistance to antibiotics such as penicillin, tetracycline and co-trimoxazole, commonly used for the treatment of STIs, has presented a major obstacle to the effective control of gonorrhoea
and chancroid in Africa.
Effectiveness of norfloxacin and ofloxacin for treatment of gonorrhoea
and decrease of in vitro susceptibility over time in Rwanda.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 11, 2017-First vaccine reduces chance of catching gonorrhoea
M2 PHARMA-July 7, 2017-Entasis Therapeutics and GARDP working on new treatment for drug-resistant gonorrhoea