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1

What morbidities are associated with STIs?

1. Pelvic inflammatory disease
2. Impaired fertility
3. Reproductive tract cancers
4. Risk of infection with blood-borne viruses - HBV (hepatitis B virus) and HIV.
5. Risk of congenital or peripartum infection of neonate

2

What organism causes HPV infection?

Human papillomaviruses

3

What organisms causes herpes infection?

Herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 (2 more common in genital herpes)

4

What organism causes chlamydia infection?

Chlamydia trachomatis

5

What organism causes gonorrhoea infection?

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

6

What organism causes syphilis?

Treponema pallidum

7

What organism causes trichomoniasis?

Trichomonas vaginalis