gonococcal urethritis


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gonococcal urethritis

Urethritis caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
See also: urethritis
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Recently, two cases of gonococcal treatment failure were reported from Norway among heterosexual men with gonococcal urethritis treated with cefixime (9), and a pharyngeal isolate with a ceftriaxone MIC = 2.0 [micro]g/mL was identified from a female commercial sex worker in Japan (10).
Gonococcal urethritis causes painful urination and discharge, although approximately 25% of men have no symptoms.
gonorrhoeae urethral samples are collected consecutively from men with gonococcal urethritis attending participating STI clinics; these samples are submitted to regional laboratories for antimicrobial drug susceptibility testing according to a common protocol (4).
[16] Our study showed higher incidence of gonococcal urethritis than nongonococcal compared with Kumar B et al and Chaudary SD et al.
Results: Of total 1199 subjects, 44 patients were diagnosed having urethritis, among them gonococcal urethritis was detected in 16(36.5%) and Chlamydia in 28(63.7%).
Since more than one half of men with gonococcal urethritis (30) and one third of men with chlamydial urethritis (31) may be asymptomatic, a urethral Gram stain and studies for detecting gonorrhea and chlamydia should be obtained even in the absence of symptoms.
The majority of strictures in the past were infectious due to gonococcal urethritis. However, this clinical entity is quite rare in the developed world.
He had a history of gonococcal urethritis (March 2014), which was treated with a single dose (500 mg) of ceftriaxone; a gonococcal isolate obtained at that time was not sent to a reference laboratory as part of the Argentinian Gonococcal Antimicrobial Susceptibility Surveillance Program for determination of the antimicrobial susceptibility profile.