Gonorrhea is a sexually-transmitted disease, not normally present in the
Specimens can be obtained from the urethra, cervix, rectum, pharynx, or
suspicious discharges or drainage.
Positive results can be obtained through:
- Gram's Stain (gram negative diplococci)
- Direct Antigen
*These are general values taken from a variety of
sources. The actual normal values may vary from lab to lab and from one
type of testing protocol to another.