What is the goal of drug treatment for gonococcal arthritis?

Updated: Jan 12, 2019
  • Author: Victoria Fernandes Sullivan, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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The goals of pharmacotherapy are to eradicate the infection, to reduce morbidity, and to prevent complications. Disseminated gonococcal infection (DGI) or gonococcal arthritis is treated with antibiotics.


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