Journal article

Novel strategies for prevention and treatment of antimicrobial resistance in sexually-transmitted infections.

Eloise Williams, Christopher K Fairley, Deborah Williamson

Curr Opin Infect Dis | Published : 2021

Abstract

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Antimicrobial resistance in sexually acquired infection (STI) pathogens is an important global public health threat. There is an urgent need for novel STI treatment and prevention strategies to tackle the rising incidence of STIs in high-income settings and the static progress in low- and middle-income settings over the past decade. The purpose of this review was to describe the research outlining the emergence of resistance in common STI pathogens and new strategies for their treatment and prevention. RECENT FINDINGS: Rates of STIs have dramatically increased over the past decade. Further, antimicrobial resistance to first-line agents among key STI pathogens continues to ..

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