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Can trichomoniasis be detected in a urine culture?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Trichomonas is a protozoan parasite that lives in the vagina and is usually detected by examining vaginal fluid.
It is not tested by culturing urine. see this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/std/trichomonas/STDFact-Trichomoniasis.htm

In brief: No

Trichomonas is a protozoan parasite that lives in the vagina and is usually detected by examining vaginal fluid.
It is not tested by culturing urine. see this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/std/trichomonas/STDFact-Trichomoniasis.htm
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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Trichomoniasis can be detected in the urine under a microscope or by a special culture.
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In brief: Yes

Trichomoniasis can be detected in the urine under a microscope or by a special culture.
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Dr. Charles Whiting
Here is an article on culturing trichomoniasis: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC267846/
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

but trichomoniasis is usually seem under a microscope on a wet mount of vaginal discharge.

In brief: No

but trichomoniasis is usually seem under a microscope on a wet mount of vaginal discharge.
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