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HAEMOPHILUS DUCREYI (CHANCROID) CULTURE

Synonym(s):

​Chancroid (Haemophilus Ducreyi) Culture

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

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. Culture plates can be obtained from Client Services (Tel : 6321 4950/4952/4904) on request.

Storage and Transport

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

Method

​Culture

Test Results

Haemophilus ducreyi reported
No Haemophilus ducreyi isolated

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​Range 5 – 7 days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday – Saturday

Remarks

Change History Notes

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