Uncomplicated Chlamydial Infection

If no cervical excitation or abdominal pain, presenting with intermenstral bleeding, cervicitis or asymptomatic carriage. For info on chlamydia testing, search the pathology website click here (GHNHSFT intranet).

Treatment

1st line:

Doxycycline 100 mg bd PO for 7 days

 

Alternatives:

If poor compliance:           Azithromycin 1g PO stat dose

 

If pregnant:                        Erythromycin 500 mg PO qds for 7 day
                                            OR
                                            Erythromycin 500 mg PO bd for 14 days

 

Refer to GUM clinic for follow-up and contact tracing