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Reproductive Physiology, Endocrinology, and Infertility

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Gonococcal infection in a female is commonly found in the



A Endocervix
B Vagina

C Urethra
D Fornix

Ans. A

Endocervix

Almost 80% of these women are asymptomatic carriers, whereas most of the infected males have symptoms

a. Most commonly transmitted during sexual activity its greatest incidence in the 15 to 29 year old age group

b. Vaginitis and cervicitis with inflammation of the Bartholin' s glands are common

c. Culture has been the gold standard for diagnosis. A ligase chain reaction - (LCR) improved sensitivity approximately 90-95% for urine and> 95% for swab and high specificity (≥ 99%) compared with culture of swab specimens (overall sensitivity of approximately 80%) this test is likely to replace culture, particularly for screening

d. Dissemination of gonococci from primary site via blood stream

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