Ear Swabs


Test Information

Test Name

Ear Swabs

Department

Microbiology

Preferred Specimen

E-Swabs

Testing Location

PLBOP

Clinical Update

View Clinical Update

Microbiology Clinical Details

View Microbiology Clinical Details Guide

Processing Information

Registration Code

EAR/ REAR (Right Ear)/ LEAR (Left Ear)

Notes

  • Refer to clinical update for acceptable clinical details
  • Any ear swabs that are received without any clinical details will not be processed.
  • Ear swabs that are not processed will be reported with a comment and will be discarded after 72 hours if appropriate clinical details are not received.

Methodology

Contact Information

murray.robinson@pathlab.co.nz