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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

Container

Swab

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

Daily

Expected TAT

Within 24 hours

Specimen Stability

≤15 minutes

Method Description

Microscopic