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In the past, most antibiotic-resistant strains gonorrhea could be still be treated by using a combination of the drugs ceftriaxone and oral azithromycin or doxycycline.
Last year, WHO updated their global treatment recommendations to suggest doctors treat gonorrhea with a combination of two antibiotics: ceftriaxone and azithromycin.
For ceftriaxone, resistance prevalence ranged from 0.1 percent in 2000 to the peak of 0.4 percent in 2011 and 0.2 percent in 2014.
These are concerning statistics because the most recent recommended treatment for gonorrhea is a combination of azithromycin and the cephalosporin ceftriaxone.
In the US, the CDC recommends a two-drug regimen -- ceftriaxone and azithromycin -- for treating gonorrhea.
An abstract was released this morning about an isolate with significant cefixime and ceftriaxone resistance.
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Origin and Etymology of ceftriaxone
First Known Use: 1984See Words from the same year
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