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Sexually Transmitted Diseases


Disease Reporting


(Neisseria gonorrhoeae)

Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a bacterium called Neisseria gonorrhoeae. It is the second most commonly reported STD in the state.

Sexually transmitted diseases control home 

General information

Gonorrhea fact sheet - Hmong - Spanish

Information for health professionals  

This is a Wisconsin disease surveillance category II disease: 
Report to the patient's local public health department electronically, through the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS), by mail or fax using the Sexually Transmitted Disease laboratory and morbidity epidemiologic case report F44243 or by other means within 72 hours upon recognition of a case.
Information on communicable disease reporting

Wisconsin case reporting and public health follow-up guidelines: Gonorrhea EpiNet   

STD treatment guidelines  - CDC 

Additional information  

American Social Health Association (ASHA) (Exit DHS)


Wisconsin state and local STD control staff 

Wisconsin Local Health Departments - Regional offices - Tribal agencies

Last Revised: August 21, 2014