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70 per 10,000
- 73% b/w 15-29
Tairawhiti 4x estimated national rate
Increasing male gonorrhoea rates in Auckland (decreasing females)
Male site of specimen: urethral, penile, throat/anorectal (more in males)
Female site of specimen: cervix and vagina
2000 --> 2014 Increasing penicillin and ciprofloxacin resistance (1/2 popn will be resistant)
Slightly higher rates in Maori, but bulk still European


Penicillin and Ciprofloxacin resistance

2000 --> 2014 now 1/2 population resistant
- less able to cure gonnorohea



Steady state (R0 = 1)
629 per 100,000
-83% of cases aged b/w 15-29
Often Asymptomatic
(decreased rates in 2013 due to methodology of data collection)
Gisborne: worst for gonorhoea
- increase in lakes district + Tarawhiti (poorly populated diffuse land with shearing gang)
More youth infected and at a younger age
chlamydia is a heterosexual disease --> but can also appear in gay men
Females: increasing use of primary care contraceptive services --> decreasing rates of chlamydia
vs. men who dont go to doctors
Main Europeans


What is the reason for decreasing chlamydia rates in woman?

Increased access of primary health care services re safe sex by females --> decreasing rates of chlamydia in auckland females



R0 > 1 (increasing STI)
significant outbreak since 2013
Predominantly males --> slightly older age group --> gay males


Overall rates of genital warts

2013-14: decrease genital warts/herpes
5 year trend 36.8% decrease in case count of genital warts


Reasons for decreasing rate of genital warts

Herd immunity provided by woman getting HPV vaccination (gardical)
- soon will include boys funding --> as gay men are missing out on this protection