Gonorrhea

Mar 28, 2018
Neisseria gonorrhoeae

In world first, UK reports high-level gonorrhea resistance

The isolate shows high-level resistance to azithromycin and resistance to ceftriaxone.

Mar 07, 2018
Gonorrhea

UK seeing outbreak of highly azithromycin-resistant gonorrhea

A separate paper details ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea cases in Australia.

Sep 27, 2017
Couple on beach

CDC report: STDs at all-time high

The CDC issued a foreboding warning, noting that all progress made toward STD elimination in the United States has lost traction.

Jul 06, 2017
Neisseria gonorrhoeae, gonorrhea bacteria

Global officials warn of pan-resistant gonorrhea

New data raise the specter of completely resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains, and options are few.

Oct 20, 2016
Gonorrhea bacteria

CDC report: STDs reached all-time high in 2015

Syphilis cases jumped 19%, gonorrhea increased by 12.8%, and chlamydia by 5.9% from 2014.

Sep 21, 2016
Neisseria gonorrhoeae

CDC reports first highly resistant gonorrhea in US

A cluster in Hawaii involves bacteria with high resistance to azithromycin and reduced susceptibility to ceftriaxone.

Jul 15, 2016
Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea growing more resistant to standard treatment

Data from 2014 showed that resistance to the antibiotic azithromycin quadrupled from 2013.

Apr 20, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 20, 2018

More super-resistant gonorrhea
Penicillin 'allergy' and prescribing
Candida auris in Colombia
Feb 07, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 07, 2018

Antimicrobial prescribing survey
Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea
Insurers and antibiotic stewardship
Dec 19, 2017

News Scan for Dec 19, 2017

More monkeypox
Contaminated rattlesnake pills
Resistant gonorrhea
H5N1 in Cambodia
Madagascar plague

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