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Neisseria Gonorrhoeae (GC) Culture Genital

Clinical Microbiology

​Ordering Recommendations

Specimen Requirements​ ​# 1

Type​
  • Cervical/Endocervical Swab
  • Vaginal swab (hysterectomy patient only)

​Container

​Stability/Storage
  • Transport to laboratory within 2 hours of collection for optimal organism recovery
  • Store < 24hours at room temperature
  • Specimens must be received in the laboratory with 24 hours of collection
Grounds for Rejection​

​ Specimen Requirements​ ​# 2

​Type
  • Urethral Swab
​Container
​Stability/Storage
  • ​Transport within 2 hours of collection for optimal organism recover
  • Store < 24 hours at room temperature
  • Specimen must be received in laboratory within 24 hours of collection
​Grounds for Rejection

Testing Information​ ​

Availability​
Testing Site​
  • ​Bacteriology Laboratory, RUH
Results Reporting​
Clinical Interpretation
​Specimen Retention

Test Ordering Requirements​ ​

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-414 v2

Last Modified: Friday, September 27, 2019 |
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