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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

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Assessment and management

See the BASHH website and follow the link to Current guidelines - All guidelines - PID for guidelines on the management of pelvic inflammatory disease .

Local prescribing advice is also provided on the BNSSG formulary.

Points to note:

The absence of positive swab results does not exclude PID.

Remember to treat the partner empirically with single dose azithromycin 1g.

Partners and index patient should be advised to avoid intercourse until they have completed the treatment course.

For the full guidelines in PDF form see link below:



For advice on referral for further assessment and contact tracing please go to the Unity website - Clinical Services and How to Refer.