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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

Vaginal / High Vaginal swab

Specimen Collection

Specimen Collection and Transport Protocols

Test Information



Test Availability

Mon - Sun, 0800 - 2400

Laboratory Turnaround Time

Gram stain - same day / Culture 2 days


Microscopy & culture

Additional Information

Tests include Gram stain, routine culture and yeasts. Culture for Neisseria gonorrhoeae is no longer routinely performed, unless specifically requested on PCR positive patients. Please specify on request form.