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