Gonorrhoeal Infection

Last updated 13.02.13

 

Definition

-  Common STI caused by

 

Features

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Causes

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Risk Factors

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Associated S/S

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Complications

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Ix

-  Sexual history

-  First pass urine: Gonorrhoea PCR (& Chlamydia)

-  Urethral & endocervial swabs: Gonorrhoea PCR (& Chlamydia)

-  Consider Ix for HBV, HIV, Syphilus & Chlamydia

 

Mx

-  Notifiable disease

-  Contact tracing

-  Handout from ASHM

 

 

References

 

ctm.ashm.org.au/images/pdf/gonorrhoea_patient_handout.pdf