CULTURE, CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS
Collect specimen with sterile swab (plastic applicator) and place in M4 Viral Transport Medium. Identification of the source MUST BE on requisition. Refrigerate.
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 7 days.
Aid in the diagnosis of Chlamydia infections; cervicitis, trachoma, conjunctivitis, PID, pneumonia, urethritis, nongonococcal urethritis, pneumonitis, and sexually transmitted diseases.