Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : STD


Relevance Of Antibiotic Overuse: Covid 19: Super Gonorrhea: A Review

Dr. Srikanth Reddy Karra; Dr. Thummala Lakshmi Vengamamba; Dr. Rahul VC Tiwari; Dr. Fawaz Abdul Hamid Baig; Dr Ambika K Nandini; Dr. Asfar Zeya; Dr. Mahendra Azad

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2021, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 1277-1281

Uncontrolled use of antibiotics to treat Covid-19 has unfortunately led to a revolt in
cases of super gonorrhoea, a sexually transmitted infection (STI) which may even
become incurable. "Gonorrhea "superbug" had been reported by several countries,
including France, Japan and Spain, and this year also in the UK and Australia. The WHO
states that cases of gonorrhoea may become even more resistant to the most common
recommended treatment like azithromycin. These are extensively drug-resistant
gonorrhoea with high-level resistance to the current recommended treatment for
gonorrhoea like (ceftriaxone and azithromycin) including resistance to penicillin,
sulphonamides, tetracycline, fluoroquinolones and macrolides. New cures for gonorrhea
are urgently needed as people who are infected with it will infect others and accelerate
microbial resistance.