Bacterial culture, aerobic, companion/other

Code:

cultn

Lab:

B

Days test started:

M-F

TAT:

5-10 d

Available for:

Companion Animal

Specimen Type/Volume

Affected tissue, lesion, fluid, exudate.

Shipping Information

Ship in insulated container with freezer packs.

Collection Protocol

Collect tissue/fluid/exudate into sterile leakproof container/vial/bag or swab each sample and submit swabs in bacterial transport medium. For urine submission, swabs are not recommended. Refrigerate immediately. This test is not recommended for fecal samples; see bacterial culture, fecal.

Additional Information

For isolation of aerobic bacteria. $20 set-up charge will be applied once to each case. Susceptibility is included.