Fact Sheet - Health conditions directory
Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmissible infection (STI) caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoea. It is spread by sexual contact. People can develop gonorrhoea in the genital area through vaginal, anal or oral sex. Gonorrhoea can get into the urethra (the tube that runs from your bladder), anus, throat, cervix (neck of the womb) or uterus. The eyes can also become infected.
Public health management guidelines
- List of all Pathological, clinical and provisional diagnosis notifiable conditions
- List of Public Health Unit contacts
- Notifiable conditions report form for Queensland clinicians (PHA S70) (PDF, 48kB) - if faxing notification, follow up by phone.
- Australian STI management guidelines - an online resource for primary care health professionals which provide concise information to support the prevention, testing, diagnosis, management and treatment of STIs.
Epidemiological data and reports
- View communicable diseases data for notifiable conditions in Queensland.
- Annual Surveillance Report – analysis of HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia produced by The Kirby Institute.