Core groups, antimicrobial resistance and rebound in gonorrhoea in North America.

@article{Chan2012CoreGA,
  title={Core groups, antimicrobial resistance and rebound in gonorrhoea in North America.},
  author={Christina H. M. Chan and Caitlin J. McCabe and David N. Fisman},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  year={2012},
  volume={88 3},
  pages={200-4}
}
BACKGROUND Genital tract infections caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae are a major cause of sexually transmitted disease worldwide. Surveillance data suggest that incidence has increased in recent years after initially falling in the face of intensified control efforts. OBJECTIVES The authors sought to evaluate the potential contribution of antimicrobial resistance to such rebound and to identify optimal treatment strategies in the face of resistance using a mathematical model of gonorrhoea… CONTINUE READING