Vulva sampling

This is done in young girls and children. The speculum is not used.

7.1.1 Conditions

Do not clean the vulva area on the day of the test, which should not be during the menstrual period in young girls.

7.1.2 Technique

– Cover the gynecological exam table with an exam drape.

– Place the patient in the lithotomy position.

– Spread the outer lips of the vulva apart.

– Clean the surface of the vulva using a mild antiseptic.

– Place the tip of the sterile swab on the vulva, and rotate it several times to pick up the secretions

– If there are inflammatory lesions, scrape over them with another sterile swab.

Fill in the bench worksheet and send it to the laboratory with the samples.

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