Management of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in HIV-Infected Men and Women

  • Author: Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 2/8/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Specific diagnostic tests are needed to differentiate urethritis and cervicitis caused by gonorrhea and chlamydia
  • Gonococcal proctitis produces similar findings to those seen with infection due to Chlamydia trachomatis, herpes simplex virus, or other sexually transmitted pathogens
  • Differential diagnosis of the gonococcal arthritis-dermatitis syndrome includes meningococcemia, septic arthritis due to other pyogenic bacteria, and inflammatory arthritis

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