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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for Swab wound - Superfical

Recent changes for Swab wound - Superfical
DateFieldChanged FromChanged To
20th September 2022
Collection & Request Instructions

The site or origin of the swab is essential for interpretation of culture results.

The site or origin of the swab is essential for interpretation of culture results. Dry swab may be appropriate please confirm with microbiology staff.

Swab wound - Superfical

Alternative Names:Superficial wound swab
skin swab
PICC Lines
Catheter tips
Ulcer
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:WSK
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Swab
Container Types:
Gel SwabGel Swab
Collection & Request Instructions:

The site or origin of the swab is essential for interpretation of culture results. Dry swab may be appropriate please confirm with microbiology staff.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Daily