Basic Fact Sheet Detailed Version. Basic fact sheets are presented in plain language for individuals with general questions about sexually transmitted diseases. The content here can be syndicated added to your web site. Print version pdf icon. Chlamydia is a common STD that can infect both men and women. This can make it difficult or impossible for her to get pregnant later on.
NGU Non-Gonococcal Urethritis is an infection of the urethra caused by pathogens germs other than gonorrhea. Several kinds of pathogens can cause NGU, including:. NGU is most often caused by chlamydia , a common infection in men and women. The diagnosis of NGU is more commonly made in men than women, primarily due to anatomical differences.
Gonorrhea is an infection caused by a sexually transmitted bacterium that infects both males and females. Gonorrhea most often affects the urethra, rectum or throat. In females, gonorrhea can also infect the cervix.
Study record managers: refer to the Data Element Definitions if submitting registration or results information. Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common cause of sexually transmitted bacterial infection in Sweden, an infection that is notifiable according to the Communicable Diseases Act and the Communicable Diseases Ordinance. Recently published studies describe a high proportion of positive rectal chlamydia tests in women and in half of the cases there is no history of anal sex.