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Urethral swabs (other than GUM samples)

Category Microbiology
Test background

Urethral swabs are routinely cultured for Neisseria gonorrhoeae ONLY.

Clinical Indications
Sample & container required Urethral swab. Amies transport medium containing charcoal
Transport storage Transport to the laboratory on the day of collection or store overnight at room temperature
Turnaround time 3 days