Urine Test for Gonorrhea Test

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What is Urine Test for Gonorrhea Test?


Gonorrhea is a very common sexually transmitted disease which is caused by bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae. It affects both men and women, but it is more commonly found in men. Gonorrhea spreads through vaginal, anal or oral intercourse with an infected person.

Symptoms of Gonorrhea in men:

  • Pain while passing urine
  • Pus or abnormal discharge from penis
  • Pain or swelling of testicles

Symptoms of Gonorrhea in women:

  • Abnormal vaginal discharge
  • Pain while passing urine
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding between periods, such as after vaginal intercourse
  • Pain during intercourse
  • Abdominal or pelvic pain

Gonorrhea can also affect other parts of the body and produce symptoms like

  • Bleeding or pus discharge from rectum, itching in rectum.
  • Pain in eyes, pus discharge from eyes and light sensitivity
  • Sore throat and swollen of lymph nodes in the neck.
  • Pain and swelling in joints.

Diagnosis

  • A urine based test to detect DNA of the bacteria using PCR method , also called as NAAT is a very sensitive technique to detect gonorrhea. The other option is to take a swab from the urethra in males and vagina in female and culture the bacteria.

Test Included

  • Urine Test (DNA PCR)
  • In this test the urine sample is tested for the presence of the bacteria. It is highly advanced and accurate test.



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