Urethral and vaginal discharge
1. Urethritis It manifests with urethral discharge, pain during urination and frequency of urination.
Gonococcal urethritis Causative agent: N. gonorrhea Incubation period is 2-7 days. It accounts for 1/3 of urethritis cases. Clinical findings: Yellowish purulent discharge and dysuria.
Non-gonococcal urethritis Causative agents: C. trachomatis ----50%
Incubation period is 2-3 weeks. Clinical findings: White mucoid discharge Laboratory diagnosis: Specimen: Urethral discharge or swab (Before urination or antibiotics) Wet mount: T. vaginalis Gram stain: Gram-negative intracellular diplococci Culture: Modified thayer-martin medium Biochemical and serology: Species identification 2. Cervicitis / Vaginitis It manifests with vaginal discharge. Causative agents: