The Presence or Absence of Symptoms Among Cases of Urethral Gonorrhoea Occurring in a Cohort of Men Taking Human Immunodeficiency Virus Pre-exposure Prophylaxis in the PrEPX Study

Lucy C. Donovan, Christopher K. Fairley, Ei T. Aung, Michael W. Traeger, Edwina J. Wright, Mark A. Stoové, Eric P.F. Chow

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We aimed to estimate how often urethral gonorrhoea is symptomatic among men in the Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Expanded Victoria study. Eighty-seven percent of 213 cases of urethral gonorrhoea were symptomatic. Ensuring men with urethral gonorrhoea both recognize and present early for treatment is critical to reduce transmission.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberofab263
Number of pages4
JournalOpen Forum Infectious Diseases
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2021


  • gonorrhoea
  • men who have sex with men
  • screening
  • sexually transmitted infection
  • urethritis

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