The establishment of a venereal disease clinic: II. An appraisal of current diagnostic methods in uncomplicated urogenital and rectal gonorrhea

Peter E. Dans, Frank Judson

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Abstract

Some of the diagnostic procedures for uncomplicated urogenital and rectal gonorrhea were studied in a university-based venereal disease clinic. On the basis of our results, recommendations are made concerning the types of media to be used, sites to be sampled, methods of obtaining specimens, and other diagnostic considerations. We conclude that ongoing quality control including a review of diagnostic procedures should be carried on in all venereal disease clinics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-112
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the American Venereal Disease Association
Volume1
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1975

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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