The effect of vaginal lubricants on Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

  title={The effect of vaginal lubricants on Neisseria gonorrhoeae.},
  author={Bhupendra Singh and John Calvin Cutler},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={126 3},
The possible interference of vaginal lubricants in culture diagnosis of gonorrhea was investigated by studying in vitro effect of selected lubricants on Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Two lubricants widely used in family planning and other clinics were demonstrated to have a bactericidal effect on N. gonorrhoeae when tested with more than one method. Gonococci were killed on contact with Lubrifoam, even at a 10 per cent concentration, and an exposure time as short as one minute was sufficient to… CONTINUE READING