Nongonococcal Urethritis: A Few Answers but Mostly Questions

Handsfield, H. Hunter
February 2006
Journal of Infectious Diseases;2/1/2006, Vol. 193 Issue 3, p333
Academic Journal
This article presents information about nongonococcal urethritis (NGU). It is a type of sexually transmitted disease. The management of affected men and their sex partners and the development of prevention strategies have been seriously affected due to the lack of basic knowledge about the syndrome. Generally, trichomonas vaginalis and herpes simplex virus are responsible for NGU. In some cases, researchers have also found an association between nonchlamydial NGU and fellatio which suggests that oropharyngeal flora might be responsible for NGU.


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