NewsDesk @bactiman63 Massachusetts health officials reported Thursday that it has detected a novel strain of gonorrhea in a Massachusetts resident that showed reduced response to multiple antibiotics...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is reporting three new cases of antibiotic-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in England. The cases include a woman in her 20s in London and a...

A new antibiotic compound clears infection of multi-drug resistant gonorrhea in mice in a single oral dose, according to a new study led by researchers at Penn State and Emory University. The compound...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Last year, the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) in Las Vegas reported on a gonorrhea case with reduced susceptibility to ceftriaxone and cefixime. Today, the Southern...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A dual therapy treatment regimen of expanded-spectrum cephalosporins (ESCs) plus azithromycin (AZM) is the recommended standard of care for gonorrhea. A strain of the Neisseria...

In a follow-up on the first global report of HLAziR N. gonorrhoeae which is also resistant to ceftriaxone in a United Kingdom man, Public Health England (PHE) reports investigating a UK case of Neisseria...

UK health officials are reporting a confirmed multi-drug-resistant isolate of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in a heterosexual man recently. He reported one regular female partner in the UK, and a female sexual...

On Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) released alarming new data showing that of 77 countries surveyed across the world, more than 60% report resistance to the last-resort treatment for gonorrhea. On...

Data from 77 countries show that antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhea – a common sexually-transmitted infection – much harder, and sometimes impossible, to treat, according to a World Health Organization...

For the first time in the United States, health officials have identified a cluster of gonorrhea infections that shows both decreased susceptibility to ceftriaxone and very high-level resistance to azithromycin....