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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Cough Swab
Sample
Swab
Sample container
Amies Charcoal Bacteriological Transport Medium Swab
Special requirements for specimen collection
Please include all relevant details including Cystic fibrosis, especially relating to treatment and previous infections.
Storage
2-8 C
Discipline
Microbiology
Clinical notes
This sample type is for Cystic fibrosis patients ONLY.  We do not routinely except this sample type for other groups of patients.
Turn around time
5 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017