Preliminary at 24 and 48 hours. Final at 72 hours.
87205 / 87070
Specimen Collection Details
Vaginal or cervical specimen using a Routine Culture transport swab.
24 hours ambient for all organisms except Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC). Specimen for GC stable 6 hours ambient. Specimen unstable frozen. Specimen unstable refrigerated when looking for Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) or other fastidious organisms.
Potential pathogens will be identified. An additional charge will be added for each definitive identification. See also Vaginal/Cervical Culture (60800) (no gram stain).
Delayed transport; frozen specimen; specimen collected with cotton swab when looking for Neisseria gonorrhoeae or other fastidious organisms.