See also: Sexually Transmitted Infections
Fact Sheets About Gonorrhea
- Gonorrhea (American Sexual Health Association)
- Gonorrhea (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC) and Spanish version
- Incidence, Prevalence, and Costs of Sexually Transmitted Infections in the U.S. (CDC)
Guidelines and Statistics (U.S., Massachusetts, and Boston)
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015. (June 2015, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
- 2014 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance (Centers for Disease Control and Protection [CDC] Division of STD Prevention) This report includes detailed data on chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and other sexually transmitted infections, with breakdowns for race/ethnicity, gender, age, and risk group.
- Massachusetts STD, HIV/AIDS, and Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report, 2014 (Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Bureau of Infectious Disease) This 30-page report includes state surveillance data on syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea, as well as breakdowns for different racial/ethnic groups, adolescents and young adults, women, and men who have sex with men.
- STIs in Boston: Gonorrhea Brief. Three-page fact sheet from the Boston Public Health Commission with information on gonorrhea incidence and breakdowns by risk groups and age.
- Gonorrhea Rates by Neighborhood: Boston, 2013. Map from the Boston Public Health Commission that presents data on gonorrhea rates per 100,000 population for 15 Boston neighborhoods.
Resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC developed several resources for clinicians based on the Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015. All of the resources can be found online at www.cdc.gov/std/tg2015. Additionally, limited quantities of the wall chart and pocket guide are available to order through CDC-INFO on Demand Publications.
- Wall Chart – This poster-sized chart provides an overview of CDC’s 2015 STD Treatment Guidelines.
- Pocket Guide – A pocket-sized booklet that includes a summary of CDC’s 2015 STD Treatment guidelines.
- Apple STD Tx Guide 2015 App – This free, easy-to-use mobile reference features a streamlined interface so that providers can quickly and easily access STD Treatment and diagnostic information.
- Evidence Tables – These background documents provide a basis for the STD screening, diagnostic, and treatment recommendations included in the 2015 STD Treatment Guidelines.
Selected Recent Articles
- CDC Sounds More Urgent Alarm About Emerging Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea. (September 2016, Poz)
- Antibiotic resistance threatens gonorrhea treatment. (July 2016, CDC); related coverage from Poz
- Rectal Gonorrhea, Syphilis Emerge as Top STI Preludes to HIV in Gay Men. (June 2016, TheBodyPro)
- Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Continues to Cause Concern in England. (April 2016, Poz)
- Using saliva as lube can cause rectal gonorrhea. (April 2016, Beta Blog)
- “I’m a Top! How Did I Get Gonorrhea in My Butt?” (March, Beta Blog)
- Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis Are All on the Rise. (November 2015, Poz)
- Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Rising Once More. (November 2015, Poz)
- Gonorrhea Is Rising Among Gay and Bisexual Men. (September 2015, Poz)
- 2015 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines from the CDC. (June 2015, TheBodyPro)
- Doctors may be missing many cases of gonorrhea and chlamydia in women. (April 2015, Washington Post)
- Daily Antibiotic Protects Against Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis. (April 2015, Beta Blog)
- Latest CDC Sexually Transmitted Disease Report Shows Gonorrhea Stable, Syphilis Rising. (December 2014, HIVandhepatitis)
- Drug-resistant gonorrhoea rates plummet in US. (June 2014, AIDSmap)
- Gay men who don’t have anal sex still at high risk of bacterial STIs. (November 2013, AIDSmap)
- Two New Therapies Successfully Treat Gonorrhea. (July 2013, Poz)
- High rates of gonorrhoea among people living with HIV in the US. (June 2013, AIDSmap)