STD test through urine

Can Chlamydia and Gonorrhea be detected through urine? Do these test available in most of lab or only government clinic
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Dr. Harsha Bangalore | General Physician
Hi is difficult to confirm chlamydia and gonnorhea through just urine test. Only confirmatory tests available are Elisa or immunoassay tests. But these are not routinely available everywhere as they are very expensive. Routinely in hospitals When gonnorhea or chlamydia is suspected, the patient will have burning micturition and pus discharge from urethral meatus. From this pus discharge, gram stain and culture is done. This is how they are confirmed routinely. These tests will be done at any teaching hospital routinely.
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