Gonorrhea: Gram Stain Quiz

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When should all recommended therapies be given to symptomatic patients?

At the time of testing

How often should the recommended therapies be administered to symptomatic patients?

As a single dose

What is the ideal timing for administering therapies to symptomatic patients?

At the time of testing

Which group of patients should receive the recommended therapies based on the text?

Both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients

What is the rationale behind giving all recommended therapies as a single dose?

To ensure timely treatment

What would be the consequence of delaying the administration of recommended therapies to symptomatic patients?

Risk of disease progression

What type of specimen should be collected from men for laboratory diagnosis of gonorrhea?

Urethral exudate

Which finding in a smear of urethral exudate indicates a diagnosis of gonococcal infection in males?

Numerous neutrophils containing gram negative diplococci

Which type of swab should be used for collecting specimens in women for laboratory diagnosis?

Cervical swab

What is the main pathogen responsible for gonorrhea?

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Which of the following does NOT cause bacterial STIs?

Trichomonas vaginalis

Test your knowledge on identifying gonococcal infection through Gram stained slides. Learn to recognize the presence of Polymorphs in cases of gonorrhea.

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