JOSHUA B. GROSSMAN, M.D.
To the editor: The position of Commanding Officer of a large dispensary in the Far East has afforded me a rich experience with venereal disease. As such, I personally see approximately a dozen cases of gonococcal urethritis daily six days a week. These strains are becoming increasingly less responsive to penicillin. Still, my cure rate has been quite high by using polycillin, kanamycin, and keflin parenterally, as described in the ANNALS by Shroeter and Pazin (April 1970, data presented by a group from the National Communicable Disease Center in Atlanta, Ga.).
My unit has seen no cases of gonococcal arthritis
GROSSMAN JB. Army Treatment of Gonorrhea. Ann Intern Med. ;75:135–136. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-1-135_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(1):135-136.
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