Sexually transmitted disease surveillance 2014: Gonococcal
Isolate Surveillance Project (GISP) supplement and profiles.
A new antibiotic successfully treated uncomplicated urogenital and rectal gonococcal
infections, but was not as effective as ceftriaxone in treating pharyngeal infections, in a phase 2 study.
Cyr, MD, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and her colleagues reported data from the Gonococcal
Isolate Surveillance Project (GISP) and trends in multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) gonorrhea in the United States.
This had now been complicated by gonococcal
A recent study by researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine conducted the first full comparison of gonococcal
gene expression and regulation in both men and women infected with Neisseria Gonorrhoeae, thereby identifying gender-specific signatures in infection and in antibiotic resistance genes.
(9) In this context, the observation that the addition of doxycycline to the treatment regimen of gonococcal
urethritis was effective in the treatment of post-gonococcal urethritis (PGU) (10) suggested that Mycoplasma genitalium could cause PGU, since this microorganism is often susceptible to tetracyclines.
According to the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, 'the state of Hawaii has been a seminal site for monitoring Neisseria gonorrhea resistance, and the Hawaii state Department of Health has been one of the original CDC gonococcal
isolate surveillance program surveillance sites since its inception in 1986.' Hawaii typically sees more gonorrhea cases than the rest of the country, partially due its location between the United States and Asia, the latter of which they explained is 'where they believe many [drug] resistance strains originate.'
New data from the World Health Organization global gonococcal
antimicrobial surveillance programme, which monitors trends in drug-resistant gonorrhea, were published in PloS Medicine.
Ciprofloxacin was used to combat the sexually transmitted infection until 2007, when the CDC stopped recommending its use after gonococcal
infections developed resistance to it.
Sexual Behaviour: The asymptomatic nature of gonococcal
and chlamydia cervicitis is making the women not to perceive the presence of STI and it facilitating the sexual partners to have unprotected sex causing development of urethritis in 90 (90%) of cases.
disease is generally asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic .
According to Alan Katz, MD, of the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, "the state of Hawaii has been a seminal site for monitoring Neisseria gonorrhoeae resistance, and the Hawaii state Department of Health has been one of the original CDC gonococcal
isolate surveillance program surveillance sites since its inception in 1986." Hawaii typically sees more gonorrhea cases than the rest of the country, partially due its location between the United States and Asia, the latter of which Dr.