SUCCESS STORY: Battling Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea: A Timeline of Coordinated Teamwork

November 16, 2017


The Hawaii Department of Health’s STD clinic has released a success story in battling antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea. They identified a cluster of seven patients with gonorrhea whose samples did not respond in the laboratory to either antibiotic in CDC’s recommended dual therapy as well as expected. Through quick action by the Hawaii team’s healthcare providers, laboratorians, and DIS, it was confirmed that all seven patients were successfully treated with the CDC recommended dual therapy, despite the lab findings.
Take a look here: Battling Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea: A Timeline of Coordinated Teamwork. 

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