Chlamydia Trachomatis/Urethritis

Chlamydia trachomatis/urethritis

SIGN, BASHH

PHE, CKS

Opportunistically screen all aged 15-25 years. 1 Treat partners and refer to GUM service.

Pregnancy or breastfeeding: azithromycin is the most effective option.

Due to lower cure rate in pregnancy, test for cure 6 weeks after treatment.

Azithromycin

 

1g

Stat

 

or doxycycline

 

100mg BD

7 days

Pregnant or breastfeeding:

azithromycin

 

1g (off-label use)

 

Stat

 

or erythromycin

500mg QDS

7 days

or amoxicillin

500mg TDS

7 days