Antibiotic resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae is diminishing available treatment options for gonorrhea: some possible remedies.

Abstract

Gonorrhea is essentially out of control in many settings and high disease rates are coupled with the spread of multiresistant gonococci. Increases in quinolone resistance have followed loss of the penicillins and tetracyclines as useful treatments. Decreasing susceptibility to third-generation cephalosporins is also reported. Over-reliance on antibiotic… (More)

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