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Culture GC

(Neisseria Gonorrhoeae)

SIM 40130 
CPT 87070 
Synonyms  
Specimen Type Genital specimens, throat, rectal, eyes 
Container Culturette Swab. Jembec Plated Media.
Collection Instructions Check media expiration dates before use
Volume 1 swab
Additional Information
 
Patient Preparation
 
Specimen Processing Instructions
Never Refrigerate
Transport Requirements Room temp. Transport immediately
Specimen Stability Room temp < 2hrs after collection 
Rejection Criteria • Improper swab used
• Improperly labeled or identified
• Expired media
• Stability exceeded
Reference Range No Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolated
Critical Value Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolated 
Test Includes Isolation and identification of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.  
Methodology Culture 
Testing Frequency Daily  
 
Reviewed By Frankie Rice 
Reviewed Date 1/26/2018
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