Vaginal, Cervical, Endocervical specimen. For YourSwab™ (BD ESwab) collection: Transfer collected specimen into the vial, making sure that the sample is in contact with the transport media.
Specimens older than 48hrs must be tested by Molecular method (Test code #535 for GC Molecular).
See Appendix, Microbiology Specimen Collection.
To screen for or diagnose an infection with Neisseria gonorrhea, which causes the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea.