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Intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD)

About This Test

Department: Microbiology, Virology and Molecular Microbiology

Turnaround Time:

routine culture 2-5 days, Actinomyces 10-12 days

Culture for common bacterial pathogens, Neisseria gonorrhoea, Candida and Actinomyces

Other Comments:

Collection container: Sterile plain container

Special instructions - Relevant clinical data and details of recent or current antimicrobial treatment should be provided:

Specimen transport: If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature