VAGINAL CULTURE W/GRAM STAIN
Name: VAGINAL CULTURE W/GRAM STAIN
Container: STERILE SWAB/CULTURETTE
Handling: Specimen: Culturette with wet sponge. Unacceptable conditions: Unpreserved swab Stability: Ambient 12 hours for recovery of N.gonorrhoeae 24 hours for group B and yeast Set up daily. TAT: Routine culture, 2 days
Component: GRAM STAIN CULTURE VAGINA
Methodology: Standard culture procedures
Required Information: Sensitivity ordered?
Reported: Preliminary 1 day; final 2 days
Note: Includes screen for Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Streptococcus agalactiae (group B), and yeast. Additional charges may vary based on id/sensi of significant isolates.