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 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.

Additional Information

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