Sampling technique is important for optimal isolation of pharyngeal gonorrhoea

M Mitchell, Vinay Rane, Christopher Kit Fairley, David Whiley, Catriona Bradshaw, M Bissessor, Marcus Y Chen

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Abstract

More thorough swabbing improves the isolation of pharyngeal gonorrhoea using culture. Clinicians should receive training to ensure swabbing is performed with sufficient pressure and that it covers an adequate area that includes the oropharynx.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)557 - 560
Number of pages4
JournalSexually Transmitted Infections
Volume89
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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