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Special Collection Instructions

1. Collect discharge material with sterile swab.

2. Place swab in 1 mL of sterile saline (just enough to cover swab).

3. Transport to Lab immediately.

Collection Method

Micro Spec

Minimum Volume

Not applicable



Preferred Specimen

Cervix, Fluid, Urethra, Vagina

Reasons for Rejection

Limit: 1 per Day

Special Handling

Deliver Immediately.

Instrument/Bench (Method)

UH Micro

Days and Times Performed


Expected TAT

Within 24 hours

Specimen Stability

≤15 minutes

Method Description