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7 facts about the recently discovered super gonorrhoea

Antibiotic resistance is not a new phrase but it becomes alarming when all antibiotics become ineffective against a previously treatable STD (sexually transmitted disease).

 WHO estimates that each year, about 78 million people worldwide are infected with gonorrhea with most patients being under the age of 25. 378 kata lagi

Fresh Off The Lab

Untreatable Antibiotic-Resistant Strains of Gonorrhoea Are Going Global

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a warning over the rise of resistant strains of the infectious bacteria responsible for gonorrhoea.

Superbugs are bad news at the best of times, but with little on the horizon by way of potential treatments for this common sexually transmitted infection (STI), we could very well be rewinding the clock on venereal disease. 558 kata lagi


Neisseria gonnorhoeae - brief review and data on AMR in PNG

A brief Neisseria gonorrhoeae update from our registrar Ian Marr at our regular bug of the week teaching round. We still culture it regularly from our samples – susceptibility testing is done at a reference laboratory. 272 kata lagi

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