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Penile swab


Penile swab
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Turnaround Time:

4 working days


Penile swab for MC&S (NOT chlamydia)

How result is reported:

Culture result available on screen within 4 working days

Important Information:

Please clearly state relevant clinical details pertaining to the reasons behind taking the sample i.e. hot/pain/red. Samples without relevant clinical details may be rejected.
Please state on form if the patient has had recent foreign travel or if there is a strong suspicion of high risk pathogens as these pose a risk to laboratory staff.