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Transmission, symptoms and screening for trichomoniasis

How is trichomoniasis transmitted?

Trichomoniasis is caused by a parasite in the female vagina and male urethra. It is usually transmitted during sexual intercourse.

What are the symptoms of trichomoniasis?

  • Yellowish vaginal discharge
  • Itching and redness of the vulva and vagina
  • Burning sensation when urinating
  • Fishy smell from the vagina

How to get tested?

NAAT (in most cases):

  • Endocervical, vaginal or urinary sampling
  • Microscopic examination or culture of a fresh specimen

Pour en savoir plus
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