Urethral Discharge Culture

Neisseria Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted disease known as gonorrhoea. If the infection is left untreated, it leads to severe reproductive and other health problems. The test is performed by culture method or PCR method from a swab obtained from the infected area.
Interpretation:False positive results may occur if the stain is tested by microscopic examination. If bacterial culture is used, antibiogram can be performed for treatment. However, compared to the PCR method, the cycle time is slow (48-72 hours), and the PCR technique gives the fastest and most accurate result. In both men and women. If gonorrhoea is positive, vaginal bleeding during sexual intercourse, painful urine, blood in the faeces, rectal itching and painful bowel movements, bloody stools, tonsillitis-like symptoms in the throat are observed. Symptoms may appear 2-10 days after sexual intercourse. If left untreated, it can lead to Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) and Ectopic Pregnancy. If infection occurs during pregnancy, it can be transmitted to the baby at birth. In men, complications such as prostatitis, inflammation of the epididymis and testicles can occur. The infection can also spread through the bloodstream and cause joint inflammation.
Sample: Swab, urine, semen, body fluid from the site of infection.
Working day: Everyday
Result Time: 2 days at 6 PM