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MFF0004: The gonococcus


As I mentioned in episode 3, the gonococcus is closely related to the meningococcus, in fact, in many ways, they could be regarded as a single species much in the same way some people consider  410 kata lagi

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

#Effectiveness of a group B outer membrane vesicle #meningococcal #vaccine against #gonorrhoea in #NZ: a retrospective case-control study (Lancet, abstract)

Effectiveness of a group B outer membrane vesicle meningococcal vaccine against gonorrhoea in New Zealand: a retrospective case-control study

Dr Helen Petousis-Harris, PhD, Janine Paynter, PhD, Jane Morgan, MD, Peter Saxton, PhD, Barbara McArdle, MCE, Prof Felicity Goodyear-Smith, MD, Prof Steven Black, MD… 309 kata lagi


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

Module - STDs

#Repurposing an old #drug: #aztreonam as a new #treatment #strategy for #gonorrhoea (J Antimicrob Chemother., abstract)


Repurposing an old drug: aztreonam as a new treatment strategy for gonorrhoea

Benjamin Davido, Aurelien Dinh, Olivia Senard, Ruxandra Calin, Sabrina Makhloufi, Jerome Salomon… 211 kata lagi