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Gonorrhea Culture

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Gonorrhea Culture

  • Medium Selection
  1. Nonselective medium (Chocolate agar)
    1. Blood
    2. Joint Fluid
    3. Cerebrospinal fluid
    4. Culdocentesis fluid
    5. Conjunctiva
  2. Selective medium (Thayer-Martin)
    1. Cervix
    2. Rectum
    3. Pharynx
    4. Urethra (possibly)
  • Culture Sites
  1. Cervix or Urethra
  2. Disseminated Gonorrhea
    1. Pharynx
    2. Rectum
    3. Blood
  3. Other sites of Gonorrhea infection
    1. Arthrocentesis
    2. Conjunctivitis