Bacterial culture, environmental 1
Days test started:
Specimen Type/VolumeVariety of environmental surfaces.
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolSwab the environmental surface(s) requiring testing. Place sponges, swiffers, etc. into a leakproof container. Place swabs into bacterial transport medium. Refrigerate immediately.
Testing for the presence of E. coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella spp., and Clostridium perfringens. Susceptibility testing not routinely done.