Aerobic Culture and Susceptibility Test (Genital Tract Specimen) Inclusion: 1. Gram Stain

Specimen:

Endocervical, vaginal/urethral/penile discharge/anorectal discharge

Volume/Quantity:

1 swab and 1 smear *additional 1 smear if gononococcal infection is suspected

Schedule of Collection:

Prior to antimicrobial therapy

Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:

Collection: Collect aseptically using 2 swabs : Place 1 swab in Amies Transport Medium (with or without charcoal) : Prepare a smear using the other swab, in a clean glass then air dry Storage: If ? 24 hours, store at Room Temperature Handling: Observe

Running Day:

Daily

Cut off Day and Time:

Not Applicable Note: during weekends, holidays and after office hours, specimens are received in the clinical laboratory

Turnaround Time:

5 working days

Fee:

?1,320.00

Status:

Available