Color Of My Sperm Discharge

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A gram stain of urethral discharge is a test used to identify bacteria in fluid from the tube that drains urine from the bladder (urethra).


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Urethral discharge gram stain


How the test is performed

Fluid from the urethra is collected on a cotton swab. A sample from this swab is applied in a very thin layer to a microscope slide. A series of stains called a gram stain is applied to the specimen.

The stained smear is then examined under the microscope for the presence of...

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