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Test Name: Genital Culture, Routine
Test Code: 008334
Other Names: N/A
Test Includes: Genital Culture, Routine
Specimen Requirements: Swab of vagina, cervix, discharge, aspirated endocervical, endometrial, prostatic fluid, or urethral discharge. Use swab to inoculate Jembec for transport to the laboratory and recovery of Neisseria gonorrhoeae; swab should also be sent in transport devic, One swab and one inoculated Jembec; or one swab
Container: Bacterial culture transport swab with gel and Jembec
Collection Instructions: Female: Do NOT use lubricant on speculum. Cervical mucous should be removed first before inserting swab into endocervical canal, move swab from side to side allowing several seconds for absorption of organisms by the swab. Return swab to the transport tube and label. Male: Using small wire swab, gently scrape the anterior urethral mucosa or, use a swab to collect specimen of urethral discharge.
Stability: Maintain specimen swab and Jembec at room temperature. Do NOT refrigerate.
Rejection Criteria / Special Instructions: Specify specimen source and pertinent clinical information on the test request form. Specimens from other sources, such as genital, stool, urine, upper and lower respiratory specimens, cannot be cultured under the aerobic bacterial culture test number. If
Methodology: Culture