Urogenital infection with Chlamydia trachomatis

Last Updated: 2023-07-07

Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.

ICD11: 1A81.0

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.

  • Anamense
    • Intercourse with changing partners (↑ risk)?
    • Other STIs?`
    • Burning during urination?
    • Discharge?
  • Clinical picture
  • Urinary swab (pat. should not have urinated 2 hours before).

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