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Conjuctival Culture & Sensitivity

Book Conjuctival Culture & Sensitivity Appointment Online at the best price in Delhi/NCR from Ganesh Diagnostic. NABL & NABH Accredited Diagnostic centre in Delhi offering a wide range of Radiology & Pathology tests. Get Free Ambulance & Free Sample collection from Home. 24 Hour Open.

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What is the Conjuctival Culture & Sensitivity test? 

The Conjuctival Culture and Sensitivity Test is a lab test for conjunctivitis (pink eye). On the eyelid is a thin translucent layer called the conjunctiva, which is inflamed by conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis can be caused by germs, viruses, allergies, or overuse of contact lenses. Bacterial conjunctivitis generally affects youngsters and the elderly. Both bacterial and viral infections are infectious yet treatable and non-fatal. 

Viruses cause conjunctivitis. So, this infection likewise goes away in 4-7 days. If the disease is caused by makeup, the cornea may be damaged. Allergies: Allergic conjunctivitis improves if the allergen is eliminated.

Why done? 

Excessive tears, thick yellow discharge developing a crust around the eyes, itchy and burning eyes are all symptoms of conjunctivitis.


The doctor will use sterile saline to wipe the skin around the eyes and gauze to collect a tiny number of samples from the affected area.

How does one prepare for the test? 

The patient should not wear contact lenses until the infection clears. Instead, then rub your eyes, dab a small towel on them for momentary comfort-separate hand towels for yourself to avoid infection. Avoid eye contact with people by wearing sunglasses.

Required documents for CONJUNCTIVAL Culture/Sensitivity Test

  • Doctor prescription. 
  • A valid government ID.

After care

>>No particular type of care is required.

Cost of Conjuctival Culture and Sensitivity Test in Delhi

The Conjuctival Culture and Sensitivity Test cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centres like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.

Test Type Conjuctival Culture & Sensitivity

Conjuctival Culture and Sensitivity  (Dermatology)


Within 24 hours*

Test Price ₹ 700 ₹ 1400
Frequently Asked Questions

As the surface of the conjunctiva is not as smooth as that of the cornea, a little amount of fluorescein pooling may be visible in a normal eye. When the eyelids are everted to inspect the palpebral conjunctiva, a brilliant pink color should be seen.

This occurs when an object, such as a fingernail or sharp twig, strikes or pokes the eye, causing damage to the conjunctiva that may tear or lacerate it. Mild pain and/or a sensation of something in the eye are possible.

Using a sterile swab, a sample is extracted from the eye for diagnostic purposes. To determine if there are any bacteria present, the sample is cultivated in the lab. To determine which antibiotics are effective against the bacteria, sensitivity testing is carried out.

The process of taking a sample from the conjunctiva, the transparent tissue covering the white portion of the eye is known as a conjunctival swab. This process is frequently used to screen for conditions like conjunctivitis or to detect specific eye infections.

The majority of the bacterial growth found in conjunctival specimens was from Staphylococcus species, which was followed in prominence by Pseudomonas species.

Evert the lower lid gently to reveal the conjunctival membrane. Avoid touching the cornea when gently rubbing the swab across the conjunctival membrane. The swab needs to be put back into its plastic sheath and put into the transport medium right away after being collected.

Swabs can be taken for the identification of organisms from the conjunctiva and cornea in a number of circumstances, such as those involving suspected chlamydia or Neisseria gonorrhoea infections, herpesvirus infections of the conjunctiva or cornea, and suspected fungal infections.

You could get yourself tested for Conjunctival Culture & Sensitivity at Ganesh Diagnostic and Imaging Center. We would be happy to assist you in getting your sample by trained staff and technicians.

Yes, a free doctor’s consultation is available for all individuals. Either before the test, or after the test, you can avail this facility at our center, online or in person.

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