Skip to comments.Gonorrhoea strain found to be 'resistant to antibiotics'
Posted on 07/11/2011 4:13:09 PM PDT by decimon
A new strain of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhoea has become resistant to antibiotics, international research shows.
Analysis of the bacterium that causes gonorrhoea found a new variant which is very effective at mutating.
Scientists from the Swedish Reference Laboratory warn that the infection could now become a global threat to public health.
New drugs to delay the spread of the infection are needed, experts say.
The first case of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea was found in Japan.
By analysing this new strain of neisseria gonorrhoea, called H041, researchers identified the genetic mutations responsible for the new strain's extreme resistance to all cephalosporin-class antibiotics.
Cephalosporins are used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. They are also closely related to the penicillins.
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The final comment struck me...
“If you have any more questions about Black Syphilis wash your hands and write to.......”
That’s it for Baltimore.
Oh no! Another disease I don’t give a **** about about because I’m actually a moral person married to a moral person.
“This is our fault. Doctors over-prescribing antibiotics. Got a cold? Take some penicillin. Sniffles? No problem. Have some azithromycin. Is that not working anymore? Well, got your Levaquin. Antibacterial soaps in every bathroom. We’ll be adding vancomycin to the water supply soon. We bred these superbugs. They’re our babies. And they’re all grown up and they’ve got body piercings and a lot of anger.
I do feel sorry for kids though. They can be stupid and totally mess up their lives at a young age. It’s best to abstain for a host of reasons, if not in a committed marriage, but they aren’t taught that message.
Thanks for your service.
When I was serving in Germany prostitution was legal and clean - but I abstained because I couldn’t stomach the thought of reducing it to a financial transaction.
Still had some good times though! ;)
Ewwwww-—gettin’ the heebe geebees just reading about it.
Mr. Richard Littlehead is hereby commanded to remain free and clear of them—for life.
This is why I long ago had my member encased in lead and reinforced concrete.
Fidelity works perfectly against that strain.
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