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Health Care System Factors for Gonorrhea Cases

Health Care System Factors

Gonorrhea may be reported more frequently in men than women because most infections in men produce symptoms that cause them to seek testing and treatment, while infections in women may not produce significant symptoms until complications develop (e.g. PID). Dual chlamydia/gonorrhea testing technology has improved reported rates of both infections.

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Content updated: Mon, 8 Jan 2018 15:20:24 MST