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Recent micturition does not affect the detection of urethral gonorrhoea.
  1. F N Judson,
  2. R A Wright,
  3. E A Mann


    In 202 men with urethral gonorrhoea (176 symptomatic and 26 asymptomatic) who had modified Thayer-Martin cultures taken before and within five minutes after micturition there was complete agreement between results of the two cultures. Micturition did, however, temporarily eliminate the discharge in 100 (56.8%) and make interpretation of Gram-stained smears more laborious.

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