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Abscess or pus swab
|Category||Bacteriology Medical Microbiology|
|Reporting frequency||TAT - Results available within 2 - 3 days|
Swabs from superficial wound and swabs from non-surgical wounds. Specimens of actual pus/exudate, if present, are preferred to swabs.
Samples kept for 1 week
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