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What's a genital swab mc&s test?
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Dr. David Kurss
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Infect test w/micro
A swab of the genitals is done to detect an infection.
The swab is placed in a culture (c) that contains nutrients or cells that foster bacterial growth. The lab then identifies the type of bacteria, for ex. And is able to tell the dr. What antibiotic that the bacteria is sensitive to (the s in c&s). Some bacteria are also detected with the same swab and the use of a microscope (m).

In brief: Infect test w/micro
A swab of the genitals is done to detect an infection.
The swab is placed in a culture (c) that contains nutrients or cells that foster bacterial growth. The lab then identifies the type of bacteria, for ex. And is able to tell the dr. What antibiotic that the bacteria is sensitive to (the s in c&s). Some bacteria are also detected with the same swab and the use of a microscope (m).
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