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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Dima Nimri, M.D. [2]

Overview

In patients with epididymoorchitis, laboratory investigations include a urinalysis, urine culture, as well as urethral Gram stain and PCR testing for N. gonorrhea and C. trachomatis.

Laboratory Findings

Laboratory investigations are done to help locate the source of the original infection and direct the treatment accordingly. In patients with epididymoorchitis, the following investigations may be done:[1]

References

  1. Trojian TH, Lishnak TS, Heiman D (2009). "Epididymitis and orchitis: an overview". Am Fam Physician. 79 (7): 583–7. PMID 19378875.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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