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Would a c trachomatis amp probe or a n gonorrhoeae amp probe detect trichomonasis in a male?
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: No
No, but it would not detect in a female either. Trichomonas vaginalis is a parasite.
Chlamydia trachomatis and neisseria gonorrhea are bacteria. The proper test for trichomoniasis is a wet prep.

In brief: No
No, but it would not detect in a female either. Trichomonas vaginalis is a parasite.
Chlamydia trachomatis and neisseria gonorrhea are bacteria. The proper test for trichomoniasis is a wet prep.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Michael Jones
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
That would only detect chlamydia and gonorrhea, respectively.
A urethral swab can be done for microscopic exam but still may not catch it even if present.

In brief: No
That would only detect chlamydia and gonorrhea, respectively.
A urethral swab can be done for microscopic exam but still may not catch it even if present.
Dr. Michael Jones
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: No
These probes are designed to detect chlamydia and gonococci, not trichomonas.

In brief: No
These probes are designed to detect chlamydia and gonococci, not trichomonas.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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