Trichomoniasis (Trichomonas vaginalis)

Clinical description
Any person with the following clinical picture: trichomoniasis is a disease characterised in women by vaginitis. The disease may cause a urethritis or cystitis but is frequently asymptomatic. In men the infectious agent invades and persists in the prostate, urethra or seminal vesicles and often causes only mild symptoms.

Laboratory criteria
Demonstration of the motile parasites either by microscopic examination of discharges or by culture, which is more sensitive

Epidemiological criteria
NA

Case classification
A. Possible case
NA
B. Probable case
NA
C. Confirmed case
Any person meeting the laboratory criteria

 

Current as of: 28 May 2018