Infectious Disease Laboratories:Microbiology
Vagina, cervix, urethra, eye, urine, joint or body fluid
Inoculated swab, 0.5 mL urine minimum
Cause for rejection:
No swab in transport tube.
: refrigerated if not sent to laboratory immediately Urine/Body fluid
: Do NOT
refrigerate send to laboratory STAT
GC culture is for isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae only. Eswab supports growth of GC. Urine specimen must be sent to laboratory for processing. Deliver to laboratory immediately. Do not refrigerate urine. Order GC culture on urine.
OC Power Word:
Preliminary report available after 24 hours
Neisseria gonorrhoeae Culture