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  • Culture, Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC Culture)

Culture, Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC Culture)

Specimen Type

Test ID LAB235
Test Number 9553
SMS Browse Culture, GC Screen
CPT Code(s) 87081
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Clinical Microbiology; 984-974-1805
Tube Station 82
Specimen Routine: Female/Male Genital Tract; Throat; Rectal Swab; Eye; See Important Comments
Gram stain No
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Turnaround Time 4 days
Reference Range Normal: Negative for Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Comments Deliver within 2 Hrs of collection.
Single Tip Transport swabs (Lawson 050441) or Mini-tip Swabs (Lawson 050440)
For non-culture detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae, see GCGEN

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on February 17, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514