Pernasal swab for bacteriology

Description

  • Colour coded BLUE
  • Pack contains:
    • Sterile flexible wire swab
    • Tube with sterile charcoal transport medium
  • Use for pernasal samples for bacteriology only
  • Do not use for virology or Chlamydia investigations
Pernasal swab for bacteriology

Notes

Label the specimen with:

  • Surname
  • Forename
  • Date of birth (not age) OR unique identity number (MRN number, NHS number)

For further information, see: PATHOLOGY POLICY FOR SPECIMEN AND REQUEST FORM LABELLING FOR PATHOLOGY USERS PDF file

 


Page last reviewed: 03/12/2013