Bacterial culture, fecal, companion/other

Code:

cultnfe

Lab:

B

Days test started:

M-F

TAT:

5-10 d

Available for:

Companion Animal

Specimen Type/Volume

Canine or feline test. 2-3 g of feces or intestinal content (colon).

Shipping Information

Ship in insulated container with freezer packs.

Collection Protocol

Collect into a sterile leakproof container/vial/bag. Refrigerate immediately.

Additional Information

Includes culture of Salmonella spp., Campylobacter spp., Yersinia spp., and Clostridium perfringens, and detection of C. perfringens enterotoxin by ELISA. Susceptibility testing is included for aerobic bacteria only.