C/s, Genital (specify), ROUTINE

Test Methodology:

Automated system; Colorimetric


Running Day:

Daily


Turn Around Time:

3-5 days


Specimen Requirement:

collected using a swab in transport medium


Patient Preparation:

None


Special Considerations:

Genital cultures are routinely screened for Group B Streptococcus (female) and N. gonorrheae


Unit Conducting the Service:

Microbiology