Specimen Requirements

Title

CHLAMYDIA CULTURE

Specimen Requirement

Swab specimens (endocervix, endourethral, conjunctiva, rectal, peritoneal, nasopharyngeal, throat) in viral transport (M4) medium is required. Send refrigerated.

Specimen source is required.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature 8 hours; Refrigerated 7 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

2-5 days Performed Mon, Wed, Sat

Clinical Use

Test Code

CC