NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new study in Lancet Infectious Diseases suggests bacterial genome sequencing is an effective method for tracking gonorrhea transmission and identifying potential resistance-related genetic features.

Between 2013 and 2014, gonorrhea prevalence ticked up by 19 percent in England, with that country's cases accounting for nearly 35,000 of the roughly 78 million documented around the world each year.

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