Endourethral swab

How to prepare for the exam

  • wait at least 7 days from the end of any antibiotic therapy
  • do not urinate for at least 2 hours before the examination
  • the day of the exam clean carefully the external genitals

After the exam it is recommended to drink plenty of water during the day to promote urination and obtain a mechanical washing of the urethra.

What the test is looking for: aerobic bacteria, fungi, mycoplasma and ureaplasma – culture test – chlamydia, gonococcus, mycoplasma hominis (quantitative), mycoplasma genitalium, ureaplasma urealitucum (quantitative), trichomonas – PCR – including any antibiogram

(If you have a doctor's recommendation, please bring it to the time of the examination)

How to collect results

Results can be received by email, ordinary mail or collected personally at HeLab from Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 18:00.

In case you delegate someone to deliver your sample or to collect your result, it is necessary to present the signed form “Sample delivery form” or “Result collection form” together with the copy of your own ID card and the copy of the person’s ID card you delegate.