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Gonorrhea (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Debra E Houry, MD, MPH

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCES:

CDC.gov. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines 2006.
<http://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/2006/urethritis-and-cervicitis.htm#uc6>

eMedicine.com. Gonorrhea.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/782913-overview>

Previous contributing editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Ron Fuerst, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Carolina College of Medicine; Director, Children's Emergency Center, Children's Hospital of Richland Memorial Hospital.


Last Editorial Review: 12/8/2010

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