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Sexually Transmitted Diseases:
doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e31823156a0
Case Report

Sexually Transmitted Escherichia coli Urethritis and Orchiepididymitis

Dan, Michael MD*†; Gottesman, Tamar MD*; Schwartz, Orna MSc‡; Tsivian, Alexander MD§; Gophna, Uri PhD¶; Rokney, Assaf PhD∥

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Abstract

We describe herein a case of uropathogenic Escherichia coli urethritis and orchiepididymitis in a heterosexual man, which he had acquired sexually from his girlfriend. The identity of the genital isolates from both partners was confirmed by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.

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