Which organism causes gonorrhoea?
What is ‘the clap’ also known as?
What symptoms does gonorrhoea cause?
Thick, creamy discharge from urethra Pain
Is N. gonorrhoea gram pos/neg rod/coccus?
Gram negative diplococci
What is the incubation period for N gonorrhoeae?
What percentage of females with gonorrhoeae are symptomatic?
What is the most common STI? Second most common?
1 Chlamydia 2 Gonorrhoeae
Which demographic most commonly has gonorrhoeae?
Men who have sex with men
What is the treatment for gonorrhoeae?
Ceftriaxone and azithromycin
Which organism causes chlamydia?
What type of organism is chlamydia?
Obligate intracellular parasite
What is the infectious component of chlamydia?
What sort of discharge does chlamydia cause?
If someone presents with clear urethral discharge, what organism may you suspect?
If someone presents with thick, creamy, painful urethral discharge, what organism may you suspect?
What symptoms does chlamydia cause in men?
Dysuria Meatal erythema Clear urethral discharge Testicular pain
What symptoms does chlamydia cause in women?
Dysuria Vaginal discharge Irregular bleeding Pelvic pain
How is chlamydia treated?
Azithromycin OR doxycycline
Which organism causes syphilis?
What are the symptoms of primary syphilis?
Painless ulcer on genitals (called a chanker)
How long can syphilis be latent?
If someone presents with an STI of unknown cause, what is a good empirical treatment?
Azithromycin + ceflatrexone