Use of urine polymerase chain reaction to define the prevalence and clinical presentation of Trichomonas vaginalis in men attending an STD clinic.

@article{Wendel2003UseOU,
  title={Use of urine polymerase chain reaction to define the prevalence and clinical presentation of Trichomonas vaginalis in men attending an STD clinic.},
  author={Karen A. Wendel and Emily J. Erbelding and Charlotte A. Gaydos and Anne Rompalo},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  year={2003},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={151-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and clinical features of Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) infection in men. METHODS Men attending a public STD clinic in Baltimore, Maryland, were evaluated between March and July 2000. Clinicians recorded a standardised history and clinical examination. Urethral swab specimens were collected for Gram stain and Neisseria gonorrhoeae culture. First fraction urine samples were evaluated with TV culture and chlamydia and TV polymerase chain reaction (PCR). True… CONTINUE READING