United Kingdom National Guideline on the Management of Trichomonas vaginalis 2014

Int J STD AIDS. 2014 Jul;25(8):541-9. doi: 10.1177/0956462414525947. Epub 2014 Mar 10.


The main objective is to assist practitioners in managing men and women diagnosed withTrichomonas vaginalis(TV) infection. This guideline offers recommendations on the diagnostic tests, treatment regimens and health promotion principles needed for the effective management of TV, covering the management of the initial presentation, as well as how to prevent transmission and future infection.

Keywords: Trichomoniasis (Trichomonas vaginalis); diagnosis; epidemiology; guideline; protozoal disease; sexually transmitted infection; treatment.

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Infective Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Female
  • Health Promotion / methods
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases / diagnosis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases / drug therapy
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases / epidemiology
  • Trichomonas Vaginitis* / diagnosis
  • Trichomonas Vaginitis* / drug therapy
  • Trichomonas Vaginitis* / epidemiology
  • Trichomonas vaginalis / isolation & purification*
  • United Kingdom / epidemiology


  • Anti-Infective Agents