Item Value
Test name Streptococcus Group B Culture
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 3 days
In House Availability Set up daily, day and evening shifts
Performed by Microbiology
Normal range
Container type Swab in Todd-Hewitt (LIM) broth available from Microbiology or swab in charcoal transport medium (NOT preferred)
Collection Instructions Collect combined rectal and introital sample.

Indicate on requisition if the patient is allergic to penicillin.
Sample type Anal-vaginal swab

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