STDs

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STDs
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  1. What is the causative organism of chlamydia?
    Chlamydia trachomatis
  2. What does C. trachomatis lack in its structure?
    A peptidoglycan cell wall
  3. Which race has the highest rate of chlamydia infections?
    Black
  4. Which age and sex has the highest rate of chlamydia infections?
    Female; 18-24 y/o (think of "clams")
  5. What is a complication for both sexes of chlamydia?
    Reiter syndrome (you can't see well, you can't pee well, and you can't bend your knees)
  6. What is the recommended treatment of chlamydia?
    • *Azithromycin 1 g PO once or
    • *Doxycycline 100 mg PO BID x 7 days
  7. What is the alternative regimen for chlamydia?
    • Quinolone:
    • *Ofloxacin 300 mg PO BID x 7 days or
    • *Levaquin 500 mg PO QD x 7 days or

    • *Erythromycin base 500 mg PO QID x 7 days or
    • *Erythromycin ethylsuccinate 800 mg PO QID x 7 days
  8. What is the recommended regimen for chlamydia in pregnancy?
    • *Azithromycin 1 g PO once or
    • *Amoxil 500 mg PO TID x 7 days
  9. What is the alternative regimen for chlamydia in pregnancy?
    Same as non-preg., but remove "Quinolones":

    • *Erythromycin base 500 mg PO QID x 7 days or
    • *Erythromycin ethylsuccinate 800 mg PO QID x 7 days
  10. To whom do you administer the test of cure for chlamydia?
    • *Pregnant patients
    • *Patients w/persistent s/sxts at 3 weeks after tx completion

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