When non-gonococcal non-chlamydial urethritis or cervicitis is suspected, the following samples can be sent to the ITM.
Please ensure that all samples are identified with a unique number and that the corresponding request form is included in the shipment.
Use the request form.
If possible, send the samples as soon as possible to the ITM.
Urines can be stored at 2-8°C for max. 4 days.
Frozen urines can also be sent to the ITM with the use of cool packs or can be sent frozen on dry ice.
E-swabs can be stored at 2°C – 30°C for max 4 days and can be sent to the ITM on room temperature.
All samples will need to be shipped together with the corresponding request form to the laboratory, otherwise the analysis will not be performed !
Swabs with wooden or metal shafts, or with a cotton tip will be rejected.
All samples will need to be stored and sent correctly to the ITM according to the described rules.
Depends on the total number of requested analyses.
See ‘How frequently do we perform this analysis’.
Yes, only for detection and confirmation.
Not for resistance determination.
ISO 15189 – BELAC 147-MED
Laatste wijziging op: 15/04/2021