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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
Gonorrhoea culture
Sample
Swab
Sample container
Amies Charcoal Bacteriological Transport Medium swab
Volume required
N/A
Special requirements for specimen collection
Please ensure site is specified on the request form. 
Storage
Do not fridge these samples, keep at room temperature.
Discipline
Microbiology
Clinical notes
This sample type can be used to culture Gonorrhoea from endocervical, rectal, throat, urethral and eye swabs. 
See 
http://www.derbyhospitals.nhs.uk/primary/pathology/pathology-departments/microbiology/specimen-information/genital-swabs/ 
for further information
Turn around time
5 days
Last modified: 02/08/2017