Genital tract swabs/HVS

Isolation, identification and susceptibility testing of pathogens
Clinical details: 
Discharge, STI, STD
Synonyms or keywords: 
Sample type and Volume required: 
High vaginal, low vaginal, vulval, cervical, urethral and penile swabs in Amies transport medium.
Turnaround time: 
2-3 days
Special sample instructions: 

Please supply applicable clinical information including differential diagnosis, pregnancy status, possible contact with infectious disease or predisposing condition to aid with the correct processing and interpretation of each specimen

For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/08/2015