Bacterial culture, environmental 2

Code:

acule2

Lab:

B

Days test started:

M-F

TAT:

10 d

Available for:

Food Animal

Specimen Type/Volume

Variety of environmental surfaces.

Shipping Information

Ship in insulated container with freezer packs.

Collection Protocol

Swab the environmental surface(s) requiring testing. Place sponges, swiffers, etc. into a leakproof container. Place swabs into bacterial transport medium. Refrigerate immediately.

Additional Information

Testing for the presence of E. coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa & Salmonella spp. Susceptibility testing not routinely done.