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- John Sweeney,
- Greta Forster,
- Beng Tin Goh
- Senior registrar, Consultant in genitourinary medicine, Consultant in genitourinary medicine, Ambrose King Centre, Royal Hospitals NHS Trust, London E1 1BB.
EDITOR,—We wish to respond to Chris Bignell's editorial on gonorrhoea.1 History has shown that gonorrhoea is difficult to eradicate but can be controlled at a low level. New remedies may inspire false confidence and attitudes towards this and other sexually transmitted diseases.2 While effective gonococcal treatment is available, control must depend more on diagnostic methods, notification of partners, health …