Culture diagnosis of gonorrhoea--a comparison between two standard laboratory methods and a commercial gonococcal culture kit (Kvadricult).

@article{Danielsson1978CultureDO,
  title={Culture diagnosis of gonorrhoea--a comparison between two standard laboratory methods and a commercial gonococcal culture kit (Kvadricult).},
  author={Dan Danielsson and Eric Sandstr{\"o}m and Jan Kjellander and Harald Moi and G Wallmark},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica},
  year={1978},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={69-73}
}
The efficiency of a commercial kit--Kvadricult--intended for the culture diagnosis of gonorrhoea and specially designed to simplify "bedside" inoculation, was compared in two laboratories with their standard laboratory gonococcal (GC) culture methods. The yields of specimens inoculated "bedside" were compared with those inoculated after transport for 4-18 hrs in a modified Stuart transport medium. The highest positive yield was obtained by "bedside" inoculation with approximately equal results… CONTINUE READING