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Bartholins abscess

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Test Information

  • Container:
    Universal 30ml (white) or Sputum Pot 60ml (silver) or Bacterial Swab, Black
     
  • Collection conditions:
    Appropriate specimens include a swab of the lower uterine segment of the cervix.-
     
  • Reporting Frequency:
    TAT - Microscopy results available same day as receipt, culture 2 – 3 days. Some specimens may have prolonged incubation in which case a result will be issued in 5-7 days.
     
  • Additional information

    A WBC differential will be done on all ascitic fluid with a raised WBC > 250/ml. Swabs stored for ≤ 1 week; Pus stored for a month
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Last updated June 28, 2017

 
 

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