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Cultures – Other tests

FOOT CULTURE - FOOT PARASITOLOGY

The sample must be of the same day and its collection must be done in a sterile urine collector. The sample must be presented  within two hours . Do not store in the refrigerator.

MOTHER FOOT

The sample must be of the same day and its collection must be done in a sterile urine collector. The sample must be presented  within two hours . Do not store in the refrigerator. It is forbidden for 2 days before and during  the collection of the sample to consume red meat, aspirin and iron.

SPERM DIAGRAM

Abstain from any sexual activity for 3-6 days before the collection. The examination is always done with a scheduled appointment. The sample must be presented within 30 minutes.   

CULTIVATION FOR FUNGI

HAIR

No preparation is required.

SKIN

No cream or lotion should be used on the skin on the day of reception as well as the day before. Any antifungal treatment should be stopped for at least 20 days . 

NAILS

Nails should not be painted for at least 4 days. They also should not be cut for several days. Any antifungal treatment should be stopped for at least 20 days.

VAGINAL COATING CULTURE

Sexual abstinence  for 2-3 days  before taking. On the day of taking it is allowed to wash only the outside with soap and water (not antiseptic). Avoid using vaginal suppositories and vaginal cream for at least 7 days.

SPERM CULTURE - PROSTATIVE LIQUID CULTURE - URINARY LIQUID CULTURE

Abstain from any sexual activity  for 2 days  before collection. Topical washing with simple soap (not antiseptic). The last urination will have taken place  2 hours  before the collection of the sample.

SPITEL CULTIVATION

Sputum should come from a deep cough . The patient should take two deep breaths and on the third cough loudly. The collection is done immediately in a sterile urine collector. 

PAP TEST

Sexual abstinence for  2-3 days  before collection. On the day of taking it is allowed to wash only the outside with soap and water (not antiseptic). The download must be made between the 10th and the 16th day of the cycle.

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