Urogenital infection with Chlamydia trachomatis
Last Updated: 2023-07-07
Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.
Inclusion body urethritis, Waelsch type urethritis
Infection of the urethra transmitted only during sexual intercourse. The pathogen is Chlamydia trachomatis.
Urogenital infection with Chlamydia trachomatis accounts for about 60% of all non-specific urethritides.
After an incubation period of 4 days - 1 month, a glassy to purulent discharge appears. There are both assymptomatic forms (often in women) and patients who report severe pain when urinating.
- Intercourse with changing partners (↑ risk)?
- Other STIs?`
- Burning during urination?
- Clinical picture
- Urinary swab (pat. should not have urinated 2 hours before).
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