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Neisseria Gonorrhoeae (GC) Culture Throat

Clinical Microbiology

​Ordering Recommendations

Specimen Requirements​ ​

  • Throat Swab


  • 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​

Testing Information​ ​

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

Test Ordering Requirements​ ​

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-416 v2

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