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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. 1Infectious Diseases, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  2. 2Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  3. 3Central 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}doctors.org.uk

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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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  • Handling editor Anna Maria Geretti

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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.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.