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How did gonorrhea become a drug-resistant superbug?

(University of North Carolina Health Care 4 April 2018) UNC School of Medicine researchers have identified mutations to the bacterium Neisseria gonnorrhoeae that enable resistance to ceftriaxone that could lead to the global spread of ceftriaxone-resistant ‘superbug’ strains. 9 kata lagi

Microbiology

UK man's super-gonorrhoea cured — but now two Australians have it

ABC News 21 April 2018

A UK man who caught what was dubbed the world’s “worst-ever” case of super-gonorrhoea has been cured, Public Health England (PHE) said — but two similar cases have been reported in Australia.   107 kata lagi

Microbiology

"Super Gonorrhoea"

Saw this article in the Straits Times this morning, and was reminded that I had wanted to follow up on the issue of drug resistance in  907 kata lagi

Public Health

Sustained #transmission of high-level #azithromycin- #resistant #Neisseria gonorrhoeae in #England: an observational study (Lancet Infect Dis., abstract)

Sustained transmission of high-level azithromycin-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in England: an observational study

Helen Fifer, FRCPath, Michelle Cole, DBMS, Gwenda Hughes, PhD, Simon Padfield, MFPH, Christa Smolarchuk, MSc, Neil Woodford, PhD, Adrian Wensley, MPH, Nazim Mustafa, MPhil, Ulf Schaefer, PhD, Richard Myers, PhD, Kate Templeton, PhD, Jill Shepherd, PhD, Anthony Underwood, DPhil… 320 kata lagi

Research

Gonorrhea: Common causes, Symptoms, Prevention and Proper Treatment

Gonorrhea: Common causes, Symptoms, Prevention and Proper Treatment
Gonorrhea (Gonorrhoea) is a sexually transmitted infection /disease (STI/STD) that affects both men and women in various ways. 662 kata lagi

Forum

#Prevalence of and factors associated with #MDR #Neisseria gonorrhoeae in #England and #Wales between 2004 and 2015: analysis of annual cross-sectional surveillance surveys (J Antimicrob Chemother., abstract)

Prevalence of and factors associated with MDR Neisseria gonorrhoeae in England and Wales between 2004 and 2015: analysis of annual cross-sectional surveillance surveys

Soazig Clifton, Hikaru Bolt, Hamish Mohammed, Katy Town, Martina Furegato, Michelle Cole, Oona Campbell, Helen Fifer, Gwenda Hughes… 265 kata lagi

Research

In vitro susceptibility of #Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains to #mupirocin. An #antibiotic reformulated to parenteral nano-liposomal antibiotic (Antimicrob Agents Chemother., abstract)

In vitro susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains to mupirocin. An antibiotic reformulated to parenteral nano-liposomal antibiotic

Ahuva Cern a, Kristie L. Connolly b, Ann E. Jerse b and Yechezkel Barenholz a… 126 kata lagi

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