Bacterial culture, environmental 3
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 aerobic bacterial growth. Susceptibility testing not routinely done.