MCS (Genital Swabs)

Sample type: Swab

Test name: MCS (Genital Swabs) a.k.a. HVS/LVS, Cervical, Infection

Condition / Indication: Sexually transmitted infection

Special precautions & notes: HVS/ LVS/ Cervical/ Endocervical/ Vaginal swabs, for diagnosis of candidiasis, Trichomonas vaginalis, and bacterial infection (including gonorrhoea). Cervical/ endocervical swabs should be taken for STI investigations. For Chlamydia please use NAAT kits.  

Reference range: Not Applicable

Container: Liquid swab for MCS

Ideal volume (mL): n/a

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Microbiology

Turnaround time: 4 days