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Culture, Genital

Mnemonic:    [C GENITAL]
Name:    Culture, Genital
Specimen:     Submit a swab in bacterial transport medium. Specify if cervical or vaginal.
Reference Range:    Normal genital flora.
  Method:    Bacteriologic Culture
Note:    Includes an examination for GC, Group B strep, Gardnerella and overgrowth of yeast. Deliver immediately.Reported 1-3 days. Vaginal fungus cultures should be ordered as C YEAST.

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