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 Recent changes for Swab for culture - genital

Recent changes for Swab for culture - genital
DateFieldChanged FromChanged To
23rd November 2020
Alternative names

Genital culture, Gonorrhoea culture - genital, vaginal swab culture, penile swab culture, urethral swab culture, anal swab culture

Genital culture, Gonorrhoea culture - genital, vaginal swab culture, penile swab culture, urethral swab culture, anal swab culture, IUD, mirena

17th September 2020
Alternative names

Genital culture, Gonorrhoea culture - genital

Genital culture, Gonorrhoea culture - genital, vaginal swab culture, penile swab culture, urethral swab culture, anal swab culture

Swab for culture - genital

Alternative Names:Genital culture
Gonorrhoea culture - genital
vaginal swab culture
penile swab culture
urethral swab culture
anal swab culture
IUD
mirena
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:GSC
Medicare rebatable:No
Specimen Types:Swab
Container Types:
Gel SwabGel Swab
Collection & Request Instructions:

Specimens:

  1. For gonorrhoea, swabs taken are -  Female: endocervical Male: urethral (using fine wire swab). For other sites see entry: gonorrhoea culture - non genital. 

  2. Combined low vaginal/rectal swab for detection of Group B steptococcus in pregnancy

  3. Vaginal swab for vaginal discharge

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Daily