Group B Streptococcus (GBS)

Test Methodology:

Polymerase Chain reaction


Running Day:

Daily


Turn Around Time:

3 hours


Specimen Requirement:

Endocervical Swab


Patient Preparation:

None


Special Considerations:

Transport immediately to the laboratory using the appropriate collection swab. Do not use swab with charcoal medium.


Unit Conducting the Service:

Molecular Lab