New Gonorrhea Treatment Recommendations
In this video, Dr. Park discusses antibiotic resistance among Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates and highlights the CDC's current treatment recommendations for gonorrhea infections. Video production by Jon Schainker at Educational Technology Services, University of California, Berkeley.NOTE: Treatment recommendations for gonorrhea were updated by CDC on August 10, 2012. Currently, the only recommended regimen for treatment of gonorrhea is ceftriaxone 250 mg in a single intramuscular dose PLUS azithromycin 1 g orally in a single dose or doxycycline 100 mg orally twice daily for 7 days.
Speaker: Ina Park, MD, MS
Duration: 15 minutes
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