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1

Which organism causes gonorrhoea?

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

2

What is 'the clap' also known as?

Gonorrhoea

3

What symptoms does gonorrhoea cause?

Thick, creamy discharge from urethra Pain

4

Is N. gonorrhoea gram pos/neg rod/coccus?

Gram negative diplococci

5

What is the incubation period for N gonorrhoeae?

2-7 days

6

What percentage of females with gonorrhoeae are symptomatic?

20%

7

What is the most common STI? Second most common?

1 Chlamydia 2 Gonorrhoeae

8

Which demographic most commonly has gonorrhoeae?

Men who have sex with men

9

What is the treatment for gonorrhoeae?

Ceftriaxone and azithromycin

10

Which organism causes chlamydia?

Chlamydia trachomatis

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What type of organism is chlamydia?

Obligate intracellular parasite

12

What is the infectious component of chlamydia?

Elementary bodies

13

What sort of discharge does chlamydia cause?

Clear

14

If someone presents with clear urethral discharge, what organism may you suspect?

Chlamydia trachomatis

15

If someone presents with thick, creamy, painful urethral discharge, what organism may you suspect?

Neiseria gonorrhoeae

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What symptoms does chlamydia cause in men?

Dysuria Meatal erythema Clear urethral discharge Testicular pain

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What symptoms does chlamydia cause in women?

Dysuria Vaginal discharge Irregular bleeding Pelvic pain

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How is chlamydia treated?

Azithromycin OR doxycycline

19

Which organism causes syphilis?

Treponema pallidum

20

What are the symptoms of primary syphilis?

Painless ulcer on genitals (called a chanker)

21

How long can syphilis be latent?

Years

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If someone presents with an STI of unknown cause, what is a good empirical treatment?

Azithromycin + ceflatrexone