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A 27-year-old male asked:

I had a molecular pcr urine test taken today i've been having a irritated urethra with random itch/pinch feelings is the reason for the pcr , my question is how accurate is it , and would it detect stds?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
This test can detect the presence of gonorrhea,chlamydia, or trichomoniasis as well as many other bacteria. It delivers results in a day or less compared to 24-48 hours for conventional urine culture.
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