CERVIX CULTURE W/GRAM
Name: CERVIX CULTURE W/GRAM
Container: STERILE SWAB/CULTURETTE
Handling: Specimen: Endocervical canal sampling on culturette with wet sponge after cervix cleaned of vaginal secretions and mucous. Stability: Ambient: 12 hours Refrigerated: Unacceptable Unacceptable conditions: Swab refrigerated; sample older than 12 hours. Set up daily. Gram stain included. Includes screening for Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Component: GRAM STAIN CULTURE CERVIX
Methodology: Standard culture procedures
Required Information: Sensitivity ordered?
Reported: Preliminary 1 day; final 2 days; sensitivity 2-3 days (if indicated)
Note: Additional charges may vary based on id/sensi of significant isolates.