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Epidemiologia e Serviços de Saúde

versão impressa ISSN 1679-4974versão On-line ISSN 2237-9622


LANNOY, Leonor Henriette de et al. Brazilian Protocol for Sexually Transmitted Infections 2020: infections that cause urethral discharge. Epidemiol. Serv. Saúde [online]. 2021, vol.30, n.esp1, e2020633.  Epub 28-Fev-2021. ISSN 1679-4974.

This article approach infections that cause urethral discharge, theme which is part of the Clinical Protocol and Therapeutic Guidelines for Comprehensive Care for People with Sexually Transmitted Infections, published by the Ministry of Health of Brazil in 2020. These guidelines were prepared based on scientific evidence and validated in discussions with experts. When urethritis is not treated correctly, or when the microorganism develops antimicrobial resistance, it can cause serious and even irreversible health damage. It is noteworthy that the high levels of antimicrobial resistance developed by pathogens that causes urethritis comprises a global emergency in public health. This article presents epidemiological and clinical aspects, recommendations on diagnostic and treatment, and strategies for surveillance, prevention and control actions of infections that cause urethral discharge, with the purpose of contributing with managers and health professionals to care qualification.

Palavras-chave : Urethritis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae; Chlamydia trachomatis; Clinical Protocols; Public Health.

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