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  1. Antibiotic-Resistant N. gonorrhoeae May Be IncreasingRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Journal Watch

    Gonorrhea infections in the U.S. may be growing more resistant to the only recommended treatment, ceftriaxone plus azithromycin, according to an MMWR article. Reduced azithromycin susceptibility among collected Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates rose from 0.6% in 2013 to 2.5% in 2014.

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  2. 'Distressing Increase' in Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Cases: STUDYRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Towleroad

    More than 800,000 gonorrhea infections occur in this the U.S. every year, making it the nation's second most commonly reported notifiable disease, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , but fewer than half of those infections are diagnosed. Men should be particularly concerned, as there has been an increase in the number of male diagnoses in the last few years.

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  3. Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea on the rise in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Antibiotic-resistant cases of gonorrhea have more than quadrupled in the United States, according to research published in the July 15 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report . This new data should serve as a warning that "the future of current treatment options may be in jeopardy," the CDC said in a news release issued Thursday.

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  4. Cases Of Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Hit Record High, And Experts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Medical Daily

    As if you needed something else to keep you awake at night, a new statement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that cases of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea have increased by more than 400 percent between 2013 and 2014. According to the new data, the alarming increase in drug-resistant gonorrhea is seriously testing our abilities to treat the condition and soon we may be completely out of treatment options.

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  5. Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Is on the Rise, CDC SaysRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | US News & World Report

    Traditional treatments for the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea are increasingly less effective, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Two drugs are typically recommended for treatment: azithromycin, which is taken orally, and a single ceftriaxone shot.

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  6. Gonorrhea becoming resistant to an antibioticRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WPTV Local News

    And the number of people contracting the disease is on the rise. Five percent more people had gonorrhea in 2014 compared to the year before.

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  7. Gonorrhea may soon become untreatableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday that the wily Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria may be developing resistance to the only two antibiotics left that can cure the sexually transmitted disease. The drugs, azithromycin and ceftriaxone, are used in combination to treat gonorrhea, a strategy experts hope will prolong the period during which these critical drugs will work.

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  8. Gonorrhea May Soon Be Resistant to all AntibioticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Scientific American

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday that the wily Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria may be developing resistance to the only two antibiotics left that can cure the sexually transmitted disease. The drugs, azithromycin and ceftriaxone, are used in combination to treat gonorrhea, a strategy experts hope will prolong the period during which these critical drugs will work.

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  9. Gonorrhea Showing High Resistance To TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Yahoo!

    The percentage of gonorrhea infections that has become resistant to recommended drugs increased by more than 400 percent from 2013 to 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Antibiotic azithromycin may soon show no effect on gonorrhea as the sexually transmitted disease is increasingly showing resistance to the drug, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned in a report released Thursday.

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  10. Cases of drug-resistant gonorrhea skyrocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | CBS News

    This new data, from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, should serve as a warning that "the future of current treatment options may be in jeopardy," the agency said in a news release issued Thursday. "The confluence of emerging drug resistance and very limited alternative options for treatment creates a perfect storm for future gonorrhea treatment failure in the U.S.," said Dr. Jonathan Mermin, who directs the CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and Tuberculosis Prevention.

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  11. Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea on the rise, CDC saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Fox News

    Gonorrhea cases are on the rise, but new data suggest the sexually transmitted disease is becoming resistant to one of two drugs in the dual therapy used to treat it. According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released Friday, antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea rose from .6 percent in 2013 to 2.5 percent in 2014- a 316 percent increase in one year.

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  12. Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Cases Up Fourfold in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WebMD

    ... you. THURSDAY, July 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Antibiotic-resistant cases of the sexually transmitted illness gonorrhea have more than quadrupled in the United States. This new data, from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, should ...

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  13. U.S. cases of drug-resistant gonorrhea rise fourfold in one yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | UPI

    This new data, from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, should serve as a warning that "the future of current treatment options may be in jeopardy," the agency said in a news release issued Thursday. "The confluence of emerging drug resistance and very limited alternative options for treatment creates a perfect storm for future gonorrhea treatment failure in the U.S.," said Dr. Jonathan Mermin, who directs the CDC's National Center for HIV /AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and Tuberculosis Prevention.

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  14. Surveillance Summaries: Neisseria gonorrhoeae Antimicrobial...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Robert D. Kirkcaldy, MD1; Alesia Harvey1; John R. Papp, PhD1; Carlos del Rio, MD2; Olusegun O. Soge, PhD3; King K. Holmes, MD3; Edward W. Hook III, MD4; Grace Kubin, PhD5; Stefan Riedel, MD6,7; Jonathan Zenilman, MD7; Kevin Pettus1; Tremeka Sanders1; Samera Sharpe1; Elizabeth Torrone, PhD1 Problem/Condition: Gonorrhea is the second most commonly reported notifiable disease in the United States; 350,062 gonorrhea cases were reported in 2014. Sexually transmitted infections caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae are a cause of pelvic inflammatory disease in women, which can lead to serious reproductive complications including tubal infertility, ectopic pregnancy, and chronic pelvic pain.

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  15. Gonorrhea resistance to antibiotics threatens treatment efficacy: CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | UPI

    Having beaten each antibiotic used against it over the last several decades, gonorrhea is now showing resistance to the primary drug currently used against it, according to a new report. Although azithromycin is effective against gonorrhea, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports the resistance to the drug has more than quadrupled over the course of the most recent reporting year, leaving experts concerned it will soon be ineffective, according to a report released today.

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  16. CDC Reports Ominous Signs of Emerging Drug-Resistant GonorrheaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | POZ

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported troubling signs that gonorrhea may develop resistance to the only recommended treatment of the sexually transmitted infection . The rate of what is known as reduced susceptibility to the key antibiotic azithromycin increased four-fold between 2013 and 2014 - a warning of the potential for actual drug resistance that could result in treatment failures and potentially the spread of untreatable gonorrhea.

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  17. Diagnosis and treatment of urethritis in men.Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | CiteULike

    ... disparities in the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections persist in the United States, with rates of gonorrhea 40 times higher in black adolescent males than in white adolescent males. Recent studies have focused on identifying causes of ...

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  18. U.K. Case of Throat Gonorrhea Resists AntibioticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | MedlinePlus

    In an alarming development, British public health experts have confirmed a case of throat gonorrhea that proved untreatable with the standard antibiotic regimen. The patient, a heterosexual man who had just returned to the United Kingdom from Japan, wasn't cured by a pair of antibiotics used as the first-line gonorrhea treatment in many countries, including the United States.

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  19. GPs given tools to combat antibiotic overuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... often unnecessarily, new research has ... A study of emergency department (ED) patients with symptoms of gonorrhea or chlamydia found that three in four patients who were treated with antibiotics actually tested negative for these sexually ...

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  20. Failure of dual antimicrobial therapy for gonorrhea reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | PhysOrg Weblog

    In a case report published in the June 23 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine , dual antimicrobial therapy failure is described in the treatment of gonorrhea. Helen Fifer, B.M.B.S., from Public Health England in London, and colleagues describe treatment failure with dual therapy in a heterosexual man with gonorrhea .

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