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Diagnostic Tests for Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis: Diagnostic Tests

The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Trichomoniasis includes:

  • Discharge swab tests
  • Microscopic examination of discharge

Home Diagnostic Testing

These home medical tests may be relevant to Trichomoniasis:

Tests and diagnosis discussion for Trichomoniasis:

Trichomonas Infection: DPD (Excerpt)

How is infection diagnosed? (Source: excerpt from Trichomonas Infection: DPD)

Trichomoniasis: DSTD (Excerpt)

To diagnose trichomoniasis, a health care provider must perform a physical examination and laboratory test. In women, a pelvic examination can reveal small red ulcerations on the vaginal wall or cervix. Laboratory tests are performed on a sample of vaginal fluid or urethral fluid to look for the disease-causing parasite. The parasite is harder to detect in men than in women. (Source: excerpt from Trichomoniasis: DSTD)


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