Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Culture- Rectal/GC

CMH Lab Section
Microbiology

Specimen Requirements
Carefully insert a swab 1 inch beyond the anal sphincter.Directly inoculate a Jembec plate and send a transport swab in charcoal.

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
72 hrs

Special Instructions
Prepare a slide if a gram stain is requested.

Ranges
No GC isolated

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