Gonorrhea, also known as "the clap" is caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae. The bacteria can infect the soft skin covering the openings of the body such as the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus and the throat. Gonorrhea can be cured with antibiotics.
- About Gonorrhea
Overview of gonorrhea: signs and symptoms, transmission, complications, prevention and treatment.
- Gonorrhea Information for Health Professionals
Information on reporting cases, partner services, and a link to CDC for additional information.
- STD Statistics and Reports
Number of bacterial STD cases reported in Minnesota, including gonorrhea by year and other demographic breakdowns.