Appendix A Sexually Transmitted Pathogens and Associated Diseases, Syndromes, and Complications

Twenty-Five Sexually Transmitted Pathogens And Associated Diseases Or Syndromes

Pathogen

Associated Disease or Syndrome

BACTERIA

 

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Urethritis, epididymitis, proctitis, cervicitis, endometritis, salpingitis, perihepatitis, bartholinitis, pharyngitis, conjunctivitis, prepubertal vaginitis, prostatitis (?), accessory gland infection, disseminated gonococcal infection (DGI), chorio-amnionitis, premature rupture of membranes, premature delivery, amniotic infection syndrome

Chlamydia trachomatis

All of the above except DGI, plus otitis media, rhinitis, and pneumonia in infants and Reiter's syndrome

Mycoplasma hominis

Postpartum fever, salpingitis (?)

Ureaplasma urealyticum

Nongonococcal urethritis



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