Nongonococcal Urethritis (NGU)

Nongonococcal urethritis, or NGU, is an infection of the urethra caused by various organisms other than gonorrhea. NGU is most often caused by chlamydia, a common infection in sexually active males and females. The bacterial causes of NGU can be cured with antibiotics.

For more information on symptoms of NGU, how it is spread, how it is treated, and how it is prevented, see below:

Nongonococcal Urethritis (NGU) Basics

STD Facts: NGU
MDH overview of NGU: signs and symptoms, transmission, complications, prevention. (Download PDF versions below, formatted for print)

Programs to Prevent and Reduce the Risks of Sexually Transmitted Infections and Diseases: Minnesota Statute § 121A.23 for STD/HIV Education in Schools
Statute requiring HIV and STD education to be provided in the classroom within Minnesota’s school districts.

NGU in the News

Getting Tested for NGU

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Updated Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 09:39AM