Tag: ceftriaxone

Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted infection associated with local inflammation causing genital pain, pelvic inflammatory disease, increased HIV acquisition risk, and other related complications. While ceftriaxone is the current first-line therapy, there is growing concern around emerging antimicrobial resistance, with limited evidence supporting other treatments. Gentamicin has been...
Risk of HIV transmission through condomless sex in serodifferent gay couples with the HIV-positive partner taking suppressive antiretroviral therapy (PARTNER): final results of a multicentre, prospective, observational study Early evidence has suggested a strong association between HIV viral load and the risk of transmission to an HIV-negative partner, as well...
1. In this randomized controlled trial, piperacillin-tazobactam was not found to be non-inferior to meropenum for all-cause mortality at 30 days among patients with gram-negative bacteremia. 2. There was no difference in microbiological resolutions between the two antibiotics in ceftriaxone-resistant gram-negative bacteremia. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Antibiotic resistance has...