May 06, 2019
Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria

Clinical trial finds gentamicin inferior to ceftriaxone for gonorrhea

But gentamicin combined with azithromycin might be appropriate for some patients.

Nov 08, 2018
Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the gonorrhea bacterium

New gonorrhea antibiotic shows efficacy in small trial

The drug, zoliflodacin, was highly effective in treating urogenital and rectal infections but not pharyngeal cases.

Sep 04, 2018
Gonorrhea bacteria

Experts brace for more super-resistant gonorrhea

The arrival of the inevitable untreatable cases is being sped up by rising rates of gonorrhea and other STDs.

Aug 29, 2018
Couple in bed

US sees record STD cases, rising gonorrhea resistance

The new data mark a 4th straight year of "steep and sustained" increases.

Jun 27, 2018
N gonorrhea

Study: Gonorrhea genes expressed differently in men and women

Men had higher expression of antimicrobial resistance genes, a finding that may have implications for the growing threat of resistant gonorrhea.

May 16, 2018
Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Molecular typing gives more precise picture of gonorrhea in Europe

The results show a wide diversity of gonorrhea strains both within and among nations.

May 08, 2018
Gonorrhea bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae

European report warns XDR gonorrhea threatens future treatment

The cases indicate a need for action to preserve the last remaining effective treatment.

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

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.


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