2nd most frequently reported STD in US:
Estimated 820,000 new cases per year
Highest rates in 15–24-yr-old males and females, African Americans
Increasing incidence in m...
Mucopurulent endocervical discharge; OR
Easily induced endocervical bleeding
Most common site of infection
Up to 80% asymptomatic
Most symptoms nonspecifi...
Hydration (0.9% NS) for nausea/vomiting
Treat sexual partner. For expedited partner therapy jurisdiction – www.cdc.gov/std/ept
Patient with gonorrhea should often be pre...
Severely ill (e.g., nausea, vomiting, and high fever)
Does not respond to or cannot take oral medication
Epididymitis—rule out torsion
DGI—strongly consider in young sexually active patient with acute nontraumatic oligoarthritis or tenosynovitis
American Academy of Pediatrics. Gonococcal infections. In: Pickering LK, Baker CJ, Kimberlin DW, Long SS, eds. Red Book: 2012 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. El...
098.0 Gonococcal infection (acute) of lower genitourinary tract
098.7 Gonococcal infection of anus and rectum
098.15 Gonococcal cervicitis (acute)
098.11 Gonococcal cystitis (acute)
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