CULTURE THROAT GC (TGC)
: TGC, Neisseria gonorrheae culture, Throat culture GC
: Neisseria gonorrheae culture
: Negative for Neisseria gonorrheae
: Culturette swab
: Room temperature
: Send to lab immediately
Reasons for Rejection
: Excessive delay in transport.
: Culture: 3-5 days
: Culture for Neisseria gonorrheae only. There will be a separate charge for organism identification and susceptibility when appropriate.
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