Sensitivity of microscopy for the rapid diagnosis of gonorrhoea in men and women and the role of gonorrhoea serovars.

@article{Manavi2003SensitivityOM,
  title={Sensitivity of microscopy for the rapid diagnosis of gonorrhoea in men and women and the role of gonorrhoea serovars.},
  author={Kaveh Manavi and H. Garrett De Young and Dan Clutterbuck},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={390-4}
}
Auditing the sensitivity of microscopic diagnosis of gonorrhoea is recommended by the current guidelines. A retrospective study was performed of 596 cases of positive cultures for Neisseria gonorrhoeae in modified New York City culture (MNYC) media diagnosed from 1995 to 1999. The sensitivity of the cervical slides in women was 51% while in men who have sex… CONTINUE READING