Urethritis: Definition & Pathology – Infectious Diseases | Lecturio

Urethritis: Definition & Pathology – Infectious Diseases | Lecturio

We continue our discussion, now turning to the subject of urethritis. We define urethritis as inflammation of the urethra caused by sexually transmitted pathogens. This is to be distinguished from the organisms that cause urinary tract infections. One of the most infamous of these organisms that cause urethritis is Neisseria gonorrhoeae, which has a fairly […]

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Infectious Diarrhea & Food Poisoning – Infectious Diseases | Lecturio

Infectious Diarrhea & Food Poisoning – Infectious Diseases | Lecturio

In our discussion of Gastrointestinal Tract Infections, we come to the very large topic of Infectious Diarrhea and Food Poisoning. We would certainly define it as the acute onset of excessive bowel movements caused either directly or indirectly by microbial pathogens. It’s got a tremendous impact on the world. It’s the second leading cause of […]

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Gonorrhea & Chlamydia Trachomatis – Infectious Diseases | Lecturio

Gonorrhea & Chlamydia Trachomatis – Infectious Diseases | Lecturio

Turning now to the treatment of gonorrhea. The susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae across geographic areas is quite variable. There are some areas in the world where highly resistant gonococci are common. And the same thing can be said for certain populations of individuals with gonorrhea. But when we’re trying to select an appropriate therapy, our […]

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