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Vulval swab

About This Test

Department: Microbiology, Virology and Molecular Microbiology




Turnaround Time:

2-3 days

Culture for common pathogens excluding anaerobes unless surgical wound

Other Comments:

Collection container (including preservatives): Amies swab with charcoal Special instructions - NB for all microbiology requests, relevant clinical data and details if recent or current antimicrobial treatment should be provided: Provide full clinical details

Specimen transport: If processing is delayed, store at ambient temperature, DO NOT refrigerate