Male urethritis

General information

    • Surveillance period: 1984 - 2019
    • Temporal resolution: Annual surveillance
  • Case definition :
    Recently appeared dysuria and/or purulent, mucopurulent or mucoid urethral flow.
  • Description for each case: age; presence of dysuria; urethral flow; pruritus; patient infected with HIV; history of STD in the last 12 months; multiple sexual partners; sexual preference; prescription of urethral and whether results if available (gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas or other); prescription of a levy on urine stream; antibiotic treatment and if so: name, dosage and duration.
  • Modifications affecting this indicator
    • 03-19-2019 Change of reference population

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All publications associated with this disease
  • Rossignol L, Feuillepain L, Ndeikoundam Ngangro N, Souty C, Fournet N, Le Strat Y, Baroux N, Hanslik T, Lot F, Blanchon T. Estimate of male urethritis incidences in France between 2007 and 2017 with a specific focus on Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, and Trichomonas vaginalis infections. BMC Infect Dis. 2019. 19(1):561 PubMed HAL PMC 10.1186/s12879-019-4202-1
  • Falchi A, Lasserre A, Gallay A, Blanchon T, Sednaoui P, Lassau F, Massari V, Turbelin C, Hanslik T. A survey of primary care physician practices in antibiotic prescribing for the treatment of uncomplicated male gonoccocal urethritis. BMC Fam Pract. 2011. 12(1):35 PubMed HAL PMC 10.1186/1471-2296-12-35
  • Valin N,Flahault A,Lassau F,Janier M,Massari V. Study of partner-related and situational risk factors for symptomatic male urethritis. Eur J Epidemiol. 2007. 22(11):799-804 PubMed 10.1007/s10654-007-9184-4
  • Massari V, Dorléans Y, Flahault A. Persistent increase in the incidence of acute male urethritis diagnosed in general practices in France. Br J Gen Pract. 2006. 56(523):110-4 PubMed PMC
  • Massari V, Retel O, Flahault A. A recent increase in the incidence of male urethritis in France. Sex Transm Dis. 2002. 29(6):319-23 PubMed 10.1097/00007435-200206000-00002
  • Pelletier A, Lepoutre-Toulemon A, Massari V. Incidence des urétrites masculines en France en médecine générale. Résultats année 1990 - Evolution 1985-juin1991. Bull Epidémiol Hebd. 1991. 41:176-7 Link
  • Massari V,Garnerin P, Valleron AJ. Evolution de l'incidence de l'urétrite masculine en France. Bull Epidémiol Hebd. 1990. 20:85-6 Link
  • Massari V, Valleron AJ. Recent reduction in male urethritis in France. Am J Public Health. 1989. 79(5):655 PubMed PMC 10.2105/ajph.79.5.655
  • Coulibaly M, Menares J, Bouvet E, Valleron AJ. Réseau National Téléinformatique de Surveillance et d'Information sur les Maladies Transmissibles : le point sur les urétrites masculines en 1985. Bull Epidémiol Hebd. 1986. 42:165-6 Link