PMID: 589425Oct 1, 1977

Recent micturition does not affect the detection of urethral gonorrhoea

The British Journal of Venereal Diseases
F N JudsonE A Mann

Abstract

In 202 men with urethral gonorrhoea (176 symptomatic and 26 asymptomatic) who had modified Thayer-Martin cultures taken before and within five minutes after micturition there was complete agreement between results of the two cultures. Micturition did, however, temporarily eliminate the discharge in 100 (56.8%) and make interpretation of Gram-stained smears more laborious.

References

Oct 1, 1973·The British Journal of Venereal Diseases·J E BrorsonS Seeberg
Oct 13, 1969·JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association·J D SchmaleG Domescik

Citations

Apr 1, 1978·The British Journal of Venereal Diseases·P D Simmons
Aug 1, 1979·The British Journal of Venereal Diseases·A McMillan, R S Pattman

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