Study of trichomoniasis among Egyptian male patients

J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 1998 Apr;28(1):263-70.


In the present study, Trichomonas vaginalis was diagnosed in 28.8% male patients with urethral discharge and in 8.2% suffering from impotence and infertility. Diagnosis was based on examination of urethral discharge, urine, semen and prostatic massage fluid by wet mount, stained films and culture inoculation. Diamond's culture proved to be the method of choice.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Animals
  • Egypt
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Trichomonas Infections / diagnosis*
  • Trichomonas Infections / parasitology
  • Trichomonas vaginalis / isolation & purification*
  • Urethritis / diagnosis*
  • Urethritis / parasitology