Characteristics of acute nongonococcal urethritis in men differ by sexual preference.

  title={Characteristics of acute nongonococcal urethritis in men differ by sexual preference.},
  author={Vinita S Rane and Christopher K Fairley and Ajith P Weerakoon and Timothy H. R. Read and Glenda Fehler and Marcus Y. Chen and Catriona Susan Bradshaw},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  volume={52 8},
Nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) is a common clinical syndrome, but no etiological agent is identified in a significant proportion of cases. Whether the spectrum of pathogens differs between heterosexual men (MSW) and men who have sex with men (MSM) is largely unstudied but of considerable clinical relevance. A retrospective review was done using the electronic medical record database of Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Australia. Cases were first presentations of symptomatic acute NGU with ≥ 5… CONTINUE READING
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