GENITAL CULTURE W/GRAM
Name: GENITAL CULTURE W/GRAM
Container: STERILE SWAB/CULTURETTE
Handling: Specimen: Submit culturette with wet sponge. Recommend that swab be received within 8 hours of collection and cultured within 12 hours of collection for recovery of Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Unacceptable conditions: Dry swabs or swabs exceeding recommended collection time, specimens refrigerated in transport. Stability: Ambient: 8-12 hours
Component: GRAM STAIN GENITAL CULTURE
Methodology: Standard culture procedures
Required Information: Sensitivity ordered?
Reported: 2 days