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Gram stain of urethral discharge

Gram stain of urethral discharge

Gram stain of urethral discharge: A gram stain of urethral discharge is a microbiological procedure that selectively stains Gram positive bacteria with crystal violet; this test is used to determine if urethral discharge in males is infected with Gram positive or Gram negative bacteria, which can then aid the physician in choosing the appropriate antibiotic treatment before a bacterial culture is complete.

Symptoms Associated with Gram stain of urethral discharge

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Gram stain of urethral discharge:

  • Painful urination in males
  • Urethral discharge (blood or pus)

Diseases Associated with Gram stain of urethral discharge

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Gram stain of urethral discharge:

  • Urethritis
  • Gonococcal bacteremia
  • Gram positive bacterial infection
  • Gram negative bacterial infection

Basic Information: Gram stain of urethral discharge

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Gram stain of urethral discharge' may be involved.

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