Incubate the blood agar aerobically at 35-370C overnight.
Incubate the chocolate agar plate (CAP) in a CO2 enriched atmosphere for 48hours, checking for growth after overnight incubation.
Additional MNYC selective medium if gonococcal suspected (infant less than 3 weeks old).
Inoculate the discharge on the plate
Incubate at 35-370C in a CO2 enriched atmosphere
overnight. Loeffler serum slope if Moraxella infection is suspected:
Inoculate the eye discharge on a loeffler serum
Incubate at 35-370C overnight.
2. Routine: Gram smear Look for:- Microscopically examination
Gram negative intracellular diplococci that could be N. Gonorrhoeae. If found, a presumptive diagnosis of gonococcal conjunctioitis can be made A cervical swab from the mother should also be cultured for the isolation of