Treating cervicitis and urethritis
These include pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility.
If urethritis is suspected Therapeutic Guidelines: Antibiotic advises checking extragenital sites, such as the rectum, for infection. In all cases, the patient’s sexual partner should also be assessed.
Treatment should ideally be based on the results of microbiological tests, which may detect less common organisms such as Mycoplasma genitalium; however, in 50% of cases no pathogen is identified.