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Haemophilus ducreyi (chancroid) culture

Test Code:

BC9999

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

Special culture plate

Specimen Requirement

Swab from genital ulcers, bubo aspirates and cervical swabs must be inoculated directly onto culture plates in the form of a “Z” at the bedside.

Specimen Storage / Transport

The inoculated culture plates must be despatched to the laboratory as soon as possible.

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

5 - 7 days

Reference Value(s)

-

Testing Laboratory Location

SGH

Laboratory

Immunology/Serology

Contact Number

6394 1352

Day and Time Performed

Mon - Fri: 0800 hrs to 1700 hrs
Sat: 0800 hrs - 1230 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

Contact KKH laboratory at 6394 1354 to obtain the medium.

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Haemophilus ducreyi (chancroid) culture IM0074 BC9999
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