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Antibiotic resistant gonorrhoea increases in England

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i2219 (Published 19 April 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i2219
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. London

Public Health England has warned that a strain of gonorrhoea that is resistant to the antibiotic azithromycin has now been found in the West Midlands and the south east, after first emerging in the north of England in November 2014.1

Since September 2015, 11 cases of azithromycin resistant gonorrhoea have been confirmed in the West Midlands and the south of England. Five of the …

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