genital culture

genital culture

Genital exudate culture Microbiology The placing of swabs from external ♂ or ♀ genital surfaces in a growth medium, under conditions intended to optimize proliferation. See Culture.
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No spirochetes were found in cultures from the control participants, but moving spirochetes were observed in genital culture concentrates from 12 of 13 patients.
Limit the routine genital culture to prepubertal patients only.
Apart from throat cultures, I think genital cultures rank right up there with inconsistent reporting practices.
If S aureus is reported out from a genital culture, include the comment: "Patients colonized with this organism are at greater risk of developing toxic shock syndrome if they are tampon users.
5) It is possible that the coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated in this genital culture produced a bacteriocin(s), which was able to inhibit the growth of the alpha-streptococci in the culture and upon subculture testing.
Those women taking acyclovir were significantly less likely than those on placebo to obtain positive genital cultures during pregnancy (11% vs.
An additional 53 women were identified who had a vaginal delivery and were asymptomatic shedders of HSV based on the results of routine genital cultures or polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests.
Urine bacteriology culture results, we learned, had to be accessible first thing in the morning since they are the easiest to act upon, followed by blood cultures, aerobic cultures, respiratory cultures, genital cultures, and then stool cultures.
Together, our two laboratories process more than 5,000 genital cultures per year.
For example, rapid results of throat cultures for group A streptococci or of genital cultures for gonococci and Chlamydia trachomatis in outpatients can guide an early therapeutic decision.