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 accurately diagnose urethritis and cervicitis caused by gonorrhea and chlamydia
  • LGV proctitis produces similar findings to gonorrhea, herpes simplex virus, or other sexually transmitted pathogens and to inflammatory bowel disease
  • Reactive arthritis due to chlamydia is easily confused with disseminated gonococcal infection

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