Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Culture- Trichomonas

Synonyms
Trich Culture

CMH Lab Section
Microbiology

Specimen Requirements
Vaginal or urethral swab

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
5 days

Special Instructions
Inoculate upper chamber of InPouch-TV with vaginal or urethral swab, or small amount of saline from hanging drop tube. Express fluid from top to bottom chamber. Roll down top & seal

Processing Instructions
If the InPouch-TV is to be used to read the hanging drop, do not express the fluid from the top chamber to the bottom. Seal the pouch but do not roll the top down.

Ranges
None

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