requires immediate medical attention since the infection can lead to serious complications, such as painful intercourse, pregnancy outside the womb and infertility.
As per this Fact.MR report, there has been an evident surge in the prevalence of gonorrhea
which is resistant to components of dual antibiotic therapy -- azithromycin and ceftriaxone, known to be the only suggested treatment for gonorrhea
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But a recent government sexual health report found that "Anti-microbial resistance is becoming a major issue in the treatment of gonorrhoea" and that there have been a further two cases of gonorrhea
super-strains in the past three months.
Annual screening for gonorrhea
and chlamydia is recommended for all sexually active adults with HIV, but prevalence varies by gender, age, and risk behavior, Dr.
4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea
, and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017, marking a fourth consecutive year of sharp increases in these sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), according to a report published by the U.S.
A group B meningococcal outer-membrane-vesicle (OMV) vaccine used during a meningitis outbreak in New Zealand also protected against gonorrhea
, according to a report published online in the Lancet.
Sexually transmitted infections like chlamydia, gonorrhea
and syphilis soared to new record highs in the United States last year, public health officials said Tuesday.
Summary: Washington DC, [USA] July 07 (ANI): The day is not far when people suffering from Gonorrhea
will have vaccines to treat them.
Three cases of 'super gonorrhea
' have been confirmed worldwide
Fewer than half of HIV-positive Californians using Medicaid or Medicare got tested for all three major sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in a single year-syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea
. (1) These rates are disappointing because US health authorities recommend yearly STI testing for sexually active people with HIV infection including gay or bisexual men with or without HIV.
, the sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, is the second most common notifiable disease in the United States after chlamydia; 468,514 cases were reported to state and local health departments in 2016, an increase of 18.5% from 2015 (1).
"We are investigating a case who has gonorrhea
which was acquired abroad and is very resistant to the recommended first-line treatment," said Dr.
UCLA researchers have developed a laboratory test that helps physicians determine which patients with gonorrhea
may be more treatable with an antibiotic that has not been recommended since 2007 because of concerns that resistance to the drug was growing.