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Gonococcal culture
Lab code: GCC
 
Test Synonyms:
Gonococcal culture; GC culture
 
Lab:
Microbiology
Inpatient Req:
Microbiology (#11854)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Microbiology
Culturette swab or direct inoculation onto Thayer-Martin or Jembec plate. Transport to lab immediately.
Result Time:
Prelim: 24 hours   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
Examined only for Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Performed daily.