Which media are used for cultures of the conjunctiva in the workup of gonorrhea?

Updated: Jun 15, 2021
  • Author: Shahab Qureshi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Chocolate agar in a carbon dioxide–enriched environment is the best medium. Blood agar, MacConkey medium, and phenylethyl alcohol with 5% sheep blood also are good media.


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