Sexually Transmitted Diseases

McKie, Robert A.; Riviello, Ralph J.
June 2012
Emergency Medicine Reports;6/4/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 13, p145
The article focuses on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and commonly occurring STDs including Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis in the U.S. along with the medical diagnosis and treatment for these diseases. It states that Chlamydia trachomatis can infect urinary tract, oropharynx and rectum. It mentions disseminated infections with joint pain and septic arthritis caused by Neisseria gonorrhea. It mentions that Treponema pallidum causes syphilis and it spreads by mucocutaneous contact.


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