New STI test may help doctors tailor treatment

This Aussie-developed test for patients with gonorrhoea aims to stop antibiotic resistance

Australian doctors have developed a new test for patients with gonorrhoea in a bid to tailor therapy and stop antibiotic resistance to the superbug.

The STI is becoming increasingly difficult to treat as antibiotic resistance spreads across Australia and the world, according to University of Queensland researcher Associate Professor David Whiley.