Urethral discharge culture

Culture of urethral discharge; Genital exudate culture; Culture - genital discharge or exudate; Urethritis - culture

Urethral discharge culture is a laboratory test done on men and boys. This test is used to identify germs in the urethra that may be causing inflammation of the urethra (urethritis). The urethra is the tube that drains urine from the bladder.

Male bladder anatomy

Urine travels from the bladder through the urethra to be excreted from the body.

How the Test is Performed

How to Prepare for the Test

How the Test will Feel

Why the Test is Performed

Normal Results

What Abnormal Results Mean