HVS

Code

HVS

Sample Reqs

STM‡‡‡‡

Turnaround

2-4 days

Special instructions

‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Culture for Mycoplasma, Ureaplasma and Trichomonas vaginalis has been discontinued due to the superiority of molecular methods. If investigations for Mycoplasma genitalium, Ureaplasma or Trichomonas vaginalis are required please request PCR testing (see Sexual Health section of Lab Guide).



Sample type guide

STM

Orange/Blue swab for culture – swab in transport medium

See the Sample Requirements page for an explanation of all the sample requirements.

See the Special Instructions Legend page for a full list of special instructions.

Last-updated: 18/12/20

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