Bacterial culture, aerobic, companion/other
Days test started:
Specimen Type/VolumeAffected tissue, lesion, fluid, exudate.
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolCollect tissue/fluid/exudate into sterile leakproof container or swab each sample and submit swabs in bacterial transport medium. For urine submission, swabs are not recommended. Refrigerate immediately. This test is not for fecal samples; see bacterial culture, fecal.
For isolation of aerobic bacteria. $20 set-up charge will be applied once to each case. Susceptibility is included.