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IUCD (Intra-uterine contraceptive device)
|Category||Bacteriology Medical Microbiology|
|Reporting frequency||TAT - Microscopy results available same day as receipt if indicated, culture 2 - 10 days.|
The entire device should be sent. IUCDs are cultured for Actinomyces species
Sample stability – 4 weeks.
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