C/S, Wound/ Discharge/ Exudate/ Swab (Specify), ROUTINE

Test Methodology:

Automated system; Colorimetric

Running Day:


Turn Around Time:

3-5 days

Specimen Requirement:

Collected using a swab in transport medium

Patient Preparation:

Clean the area thoroughly. Swab the centre of the wound. Do not swab near the edges of the wound to avoid contamination with surface/flora

Special Considerations:

Transport immediately to the laboratory

Unit Conducting the Service: