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Genital Culture

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Microbiology

Test ID/Workstation :
GENIT MIC2
Specimen Type:
Vagina, cervix, endocervical area, or urethral discharge
Tube Type:
ESwab
Collection Volume:
Inoculated Eswab in transport tube
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen sent on dry swab, or incorrect swab (See tube type above)
Storage:
Eswab refrigerated if not sent to laboratory immediately
Availability:
Daily
Methodology:
Culture
Special Instructions:
Genital culture includes isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8412
TAT:
72 hours
Additional Info:
Preliminary report available after 24 hours
CPT Code:
87070
Synonyms:
Vaginal Culture; Cervical Culture; Urethral Culture
 Specimen Collection Procedures: