There are several different testing options for gonorrhea such as urine or swab tests that are put through laboratory analysis. Since other STDs commonly occur along with gonorrhea, your health care provider may also test you for other STDs at the same time, such as chlamydia, syphilis and HIV.
Tests used to diagnose gonorrhea in women include:
Cervical gram stain
Endocervical culture for gonorrhea
Tests used to diagnose gonorrhea in men include:
Gram stain of urethral discharge
Urethral discharge culture for gonorrhea
Tests used to diagnose gonorrhea in both men and women: