Neisseria meningitidis urethritis: a case report highlighting clinical similarities to and epidemiological differences from gonococcal urethritis.Sex Transm Dis. 2011 May; 38(5):439-41.ST
An adult male presented to the Hawaii Health Department with a purulent urethral discharge. Urethral Gram stain examination led to a presumptive gonorrhea diagnosis even though his sexual history was nonsupportive. Culture results identified Neisseria meningitidis. This case report highlights the clinical similarities and differing epidemiology of these Neisseria urethritides.