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Case of Haemophilus influenzae urethritis in a male patient
  1. Ranjit S Samra1,2,
  2. Erica L Plummer2,3,
  3. Lenka Vodstrcil2,3,
  4. Catriona S Bradshaw2,3
  1. 1 Infectious Diseases, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  2. 2 Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  3. 3 Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ranjit S Samra, Infectious Diseases, Alfred Health, Melbourne, 3004, Victoria, Australia; ranjit.samra{at}

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Non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU) is a common presentation to sexual health clinics and in a significant proportion of cases, no pathogen is detected following routine investigations.1 Haemophilus influenzae has been identified as an occasional cause of male urethritis. We report a case of H. influenzae urethritis and describe a relatively novel treatment approach.

A man presented to Melbourne Sexual Health Centre with a 3-day history of penile discharge and dysuria. He engaged in condomless oral …

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  • Contributors I (RSS) saw the patient and wrote the case report. The report was further contributed to by the other authors.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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