N. gonorrhoeae is a fastidious gram-negative intracellular diplococcus (1)[A].
Presents as co...
Number of partners; age of onset of sexual activity; STI history
New/recent change in sexual partners
Contact with commercial sex workers
Menses and possibility o...
STI counseling and condom use
In children and adolescents, suspect sexual abuse.
N. gonorrhoeae multidrug antimicrobial resistance continues to increase. CDC recommen...
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) (5)[A]
Screen all sexually active women 24 years of age and younger and in older women at increased ...
A54.9 Gonococcal infection, unspecified
A54.03 Gonococcal cervicitis, unspecified
A54.31 Gonococcal conjunctivitis
A54.5 Gonococcal pharyngitis
A54.01 Gonococcal cystitis and urethritis, unspec...
Antibiotic resistance is a significant problem
Treatment for uncomplicated gonorrhea should include two drugs, one of which is effective against chlamydia.
Screen patients with gonorrhea...
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