Ping-pong infection

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

Co-Autor: Dr. med. Jeton Luzha

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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In the case of sexually transmitted diseases, the sexual partners must also be treated to prevent a ping-pong effect. Without co-treatment of the partner, the sexual partner can become continuously reinfected with the disease.

In addition to Chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis are also frequently sexually transmitted diseases, in which there is a high risk of co-infection of the partner.

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Partner infection with reinfection (especially in the case of venereal diseases).


Last updated on: 29.10.2020