Austrian man catches drug-resistant strain of STI

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Austrian man catches drug-resistant strain of STI

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Austrian man catches drug-resistant strain of STI from Cambodian prostitute as experts claim virus poses ‘major global threat’

Super gonorrhea poses a ‘major global threat’, scientists have warned in the wake of an Austrian man catching a drug-resistant version of the STI.

The unidentified man, in his 50s, became infected after having unprotected sex with a prostitute while on holiday in Cambodia in April.

Five days later, when he returned home, he experienced a burning pain while urinating and discharge from his penis.
Medical tests revealed he had gonorrhea and he was given standard antibiotics.

While the drugs made his symptoms disappear, the man still tested positive — which meant the treatment had technically failed.

Doctors called his strain ‘extensively drug resistant’ and different to ones seen before.

They warned it could effectively render gonorrhea untreatable, if it was allowed to spread.

Lead author of the report, Dr Sonja Pleininger of the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety, said such strains ‘poses a major global public health threat’.

‘If such strains manage to establish a sustained transmission, many gonorrhea cases might become untreatable,’ she said.

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AndyKK wrote: Thu Jun 23, 2022 7:48 am The unidentified man, in his 50s, became infected after having unprotected sex with a prostitute while on holiday in Cambodia in April.
Why would anyone be this stupid?
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rozzieoz wrote: Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:52 am
AndyKK wrote: Thu Jun 23, 2022 7:48 am The unidentified man, in his 50s, became infected after having unprotected sex with a prostitute while on holiday in Cambodia in April.
Why would anyone be this stupid?
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Similar to the "Black Clap" of Vietnam. Drug-resistant strain that survived rounds and rounds of penicillin.
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That's pretty awful.
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I bet he's actually Australian. Austrians seem far to mature and responsible for this behavior. Australians on the other hand.....
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rozzieoz wrote: Thu Jun 23, 2022 5:48 pm I bet he's actually Australian. Austrians seem far to mature and responsible for this behavior. Australians on the other hand.....
AndyKK wrote: Thu Jun 23, 2022 7:48 am Dr Sonja Pleininger ....
Sounds Austrian to me.
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Kammekor wrote: Thu Jun 23, 2022 7:00 pm
rozzieoz wrote: Thu Jun 23, 2022 5:48 pm I bet he's actually Australian. Austrians seem far to mature and responsible for this behavior. Australians on the other hand.....
AndyKK wrote: Thu Jun 23, 2022 7:48 am Dr Sonja Pleininger ....
Sounds Austrian to me.
and...
...of the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety,


Anyway, he was cured with a a course of co-amoxiclav, available in any pharmacy in PP.

The man was eventually treated with a week-long course of amoxicillin-clavulanic acid, a combination antibiotic treatment. He later tested negative.
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