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Synonym(s): Chancroid (Haemophilus Ducreyi) Culture

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Lab Section CategoryBacteriology/Mycology/Parasitology - Bacteria
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Specimen RequiredSwab from genital ulcers, bubo aspirates and cervical swabs must be inoculated directly onto culture plates in the form of a “Z” at the bedside. Culture plates can be obtained from Client Services (Tel : 6321 4950/4952/4904) on request.
Storage and TransportThe plates must be despatched to the laboratory as soon as possible.
Test ResultHaemophilus ducreyi reported
No Haemophilus ducreyi isolated
Turnaround TimeRange 5 – 7 days
Day(s) Test Set upMonday – Saturday
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Last Modified Date :01 Dec 2011