Gonorrhoea (Neisseria gonorrhoeae)

Clinical criteria
Any person with at least one of the following eight:
- Urethritis
- Acute salpingitis
- Pelvic inflammatory disease
- Cervicitis
- Epididymitis
- Proctitis
- Pharyngitis
- Arthritis
OR
Any newborn child with conjunctivitis

Laboratory criteria
At least one of the following four:
- Isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae from a clinical specimen
- Detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae nucleic acid in a clinical specimen
- Demonstration of Neisseria gonorrhoeae by a non amplified nucleic acid probe test in a clinical specimen
- Microscopic detection of intracellular gram negative diploccocci in an urethral male specimen

Epidemiological criteria
An epidemiological link by human to human transmission (sexual contact or vertical transmission)

Case classification
A. Possible case
NA
B. Probable case
Any person meeting the clinical criteria and with an epidemiological link
C. Confirmed case
Any person meeting the laboratory criteria 

Current as of: 24 January 2019