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What are Usual Reprod Tract Defense mechs for Women vs Men?
Wom: Normal flora, low pH, sIgA
Men: Urine flow
What are 2 typical reprod tract specimen types and diseases based on each type?
Vaginal or cervical swab, often see vaginitis/Cervicitis.

Urethral/Penile discharge swab - often see urethritis
What are 5 symptoms of vaginitis or cervicitis?
1. Vaginal discharge
2. Sexual pain
3. Vaginal itching
4. vaginal acid pH
5. Ascent to uterus causes PID
What are 3 symptoms of Urethritis?
1. Painful urination (dysuria)
2. Possible discharge
3. Painful inflammation in epididymis
What needs to be considered in collection of reproductive specimens?
FASTIDIOUS orgnsms (now i know)- transport with care!
what kind of plate is used for N. gonorrhea specimens?
JEMBEC with mod MTM, UNREFRIGERATED.
What is inoculated for primary culture in a routine culture?

GC Screen?
-BA, CA, MTM


-Only MTM
what are 3 non-cultural id techniques for reprod. specimens?
1. Imunological direct tests
2. Amplifcation tests
3. Pap smears
What 8 bacteria are pathogens in the reproductive tract?
N. gonorrhoeae
Gardnerella/Mobiluncus
Haemophilus ducreyi
Treponema pallidum
Chlamydia trachomatis
Calymmatobacterium granulomatis
Mycoplasma hominis
Ureaplasma urealyticum
What is pathogenic in moderate to heavy amounts?
Yeasts - C. albicans
Enterobacteriaceae
S. aureus
What viruses and nonbacterial things are pathogenic in the reproductive tract?
-Herpes simplex
-Human papilloma virus
-Cytomegalovirus
-Trichomonas vaginalis
-Phithirus pubis
What can be a source of neonatal infections if colonized vagina?
-Beta strep group B
-Listeria
What 7 organisms are normal flora of outer labia/urethra?
Coag neg staphs
Diphtheroids
Lactobacillus
Strep viridans
Saprophytic Neisserias
Commensal Mycobacteria
Anaerobes