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Canada finds case of ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea

Canada finds case of ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea
November 18, 2017

A patient in Canada was diagnosed this year with a gonorrhea infection that was resistant to ceftriaxone, one the last available treatments for the increasingly drug-resistant STD.

Ceftriaxone is one of only two drugs recommended by WHO and the CDC to treat gonorrhea, the other being azithromycin. The same dual therapy is recommended in Canada.

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